In a move to promote his new movie The Break-Up as well as to prove to us that he’s worthy of Jennifer Aniston, Vince Vaughn filled in for TV host Regis Philbin this morningÂ onÂ Live withÂ Regis & Kathy.
The Swingers star co-hosted the show alongside Kelly Ripa interviewing guests, engaging in idle chit-chat & of course, giving away prizes.Â
It looked like Ripa was going to jump Vaughn’s bones as she said, “I can’t believe I’m sitting here next to a bona fide movie star. Now I can play footsie with you under the desk and no one can see!
“I thought for sure one of the producers must have had nude photos of you somewhere. I was like, ‘Wow! How did we get him?’”
Posted by Allison as Career Moves, Scientology, Tom Cruise- Only a Matter of Time Before He Kills Me at 1:09 PM EST on Jun, 01 2006
HolmesÂ apparently met McPheeÂ at the Los Angeles Church of Scientology (boo!), where the singer was taking courses with her boyfriend (double boo!).Â AfterÂ meeting Katharine, KatieÂ becameÂ a fanÂ of the singer &Â when McPheeÂ lost the Idol crown to Taylor Hicks last week, the couple gotÂ in touch and requested her to perform at their wedding ceremony.Â Â
A close friend stated, “Tom and Katie have become Katharine’s biggest fans. They think she’s destined to become a singing legend.”
Tom & Katie are not the only ones showing interest, reportedly Steven Spielberg has set a meeting with McPhee to talk about her future as an actress.Â
You know, it’s nice that there are American Idols out there that help boost the talented people to stardom.Â It just sucks when the screw it all up with that damn Scientology bit.
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Playboy pimp HughÂ Hefner wantsÂ to strip Angelina Jolie down for his playful magazine once the actress has lost weight from giving birth to her & Brad Pitt’s baby Shiloh Nouvel.Â Â
The recently turnedÂ 80-year-old tycoon is anxious to tempt the vixen into sharing her body with fans around the world.Â Are you excited as a lark & cannot contain yourself dur to the anticipation- well then enjoy this shot & try to hold on.
Hugh suggests, “I’m hoping to bump into Angelina Jolie to get her to do Playboy after she’s had the baby.”
Hefner is a busy 80-year-old as he’s also planning a movie about his life.Â Who would be best suited to play the Playboy pioneer?Â Pee Wee Herman?Â Philip Seymour Hoffman?Â Jack Black?Â Well, it looks like Hugh has made his personal choice with another Hugh.
Hefner is desperate to cast X-Men star Hugh Jackman in his biopic film about his life and the adult entertainment industry.Â
Hefner says, “I’d love Hugh to play me.”
In reality, the two Hughs couldn’t be more different.Â Hefner resides at the Playboy mansion with three younger girlfriends while Jackman, 37, seems happily married with two adopted children.Â
Posted by Allison as Mischief & Mayhem at 12:05 PM EST on May, 31 2006
Michelle Rodriguez is free & so are well, unless you’re French.Â Rodriguez has been released from prison after serving just hours of her 60-day drunk driving sentence.Â Michelle celebrated by getting drunk & driving, I imagine.
The Lost star checked herself into a Los Angeles jail last Thursday only to be released after just 4 hours & 27 minutes behind bars.Â I guess she was as annoying there as she is in the reality TV world and they decided to do themselves a favor.Â Apparently the quick release was due to overcrowding & budget problems in the Los Angeles jail system.
Well if Michelle lives up to her word, the US is done with her as she is with us.Â Before reporting to jail Rodriguez told the press, “I’m moving to France… People don’t bother you there. I do what I got to do and then I leave the country and never come back.”
She’s moving a little slow on her promise, I’d have to say, as she was spotted ringside at the Ultimate Fighting Championship in LA Saturday.
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The blissful couple announced their happy news atÂ Cannes where the director’s latest film, Marie Antoinette premiered & received boosÂ last week.Â
The new beau Thomas Mars is not widely known in the US, but his French pop-rock band Phoenix is hoping to spread their fame past Europe.Â Sofia tried to give him a leg-up in the States by using his song Too Young for the soundtrack of her acclaimed Lost in Translation.
Sofia Coppola was married for four years toÂ Adaptation director Spike Jonze. The couple divorced in 2003 & had no children together.Â You know I thought that would be the perfect marriage- two immenselyÂ inventive & intelligent directors living a life of love & creativity-driven bliss.Â But I guess Sofia prefers a little more rock ‘n roll in her life.
Posted by Allison as Mischief & Mayhem at 1:28 PM EST on May, 30 2006
Teen queen Lindsay Lohan plans to move to London for the summer.Â Why you ask?Â Why don’t you guess from the following:
If you guessed A you’re off your rocker; B- you’re just a plain ignoramus; C- sounds kind of like the teen queen, but no; or D- you are a true genius & correct.
Lohan plans to move to London this summer to chase down a boy she met recently.Â InÂ a chat with Interview magazine, the actress let slip that she’s fallen for a limey.Â
Lindsey Lohan confesses, “I want to get a place in London. I kind of like a boy in London.”
Wow.Â That’s nice.Â Moving to England because you like a boy.Â How ’bout someone sponsoring me to move to Germany this summerÂ because I like a boy named Rooney.
Posted by Allison as Celebrity Babies at 9:35 AM EST on May, 30 2006
The doctor who delivered the Jolie-Pitt baby stated, ”She is a healthy baby.”
The baby’s name- Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt.Â The name is of Hebrew origin meaning ‘His gift’.Â
InÂ Springfield, Missouri Brad Pitt’s family celebrated the news & were delighted with the health of child & mother.Â
”It’s an exciting time for Brad and Angie, and we are really happy for them and the kids,” Brad’s brother, Doug Pitt, told the press.
MTV’s Laguna Beach starÂ Kristin Cavallari is set to take over Jessica Simpson’s role as Daisy Duke in the next Dukes of Hazzard movie.Â This is rather interesting since it has been rumored that Cavallari dated Simpson’s estranged hubby Nick Lachey earlier this year.
The film’s producer Bill Gerber is working on a prequel to the Dukes of Hazzard film, can we really call it a film?Â Gerber desperately wants to cast Kristin in the role of Daisy Duke, the movie that marked Simpson’s film debut.Â Why the hell do I keep calling this made-for-the-masses movie a film?Â
GerberÂ explains, “She’s at the top of the list. I like her innocence and her beauty.Â It’s a prequel, like Batman. We’re going for a whole new cast.”
I’m not sure which is more disturbing, the fact that there’s an audience for another damn Dukes of Hazzard or that Gerber thinks Cavallari innocent.
The Daily Mirror has been reporting some juicy Britney Spears & Kevin Federline news today.Â Apparently K-Fed has been banished to the basement of their California mansion & reports of a split between the two have not been denied by Spears’ publicist.Â PraiseÂ Xenu, has the girl finally come to her senses?Â Will there really be a Splitney?Â
The recent stress on their relationship, as if Federline’s oozing redneckness wasn’t enough,Â is due to Spears returning from New York this week only to find aspiring dumbass, I mean rapper, smoking it up & drinking in the house.Â
Britney had hoped to save the marriage for the sake of their son Sean Preston & their unborn child due in October, but it looks like the pop princess has just lost her patience.Â
A closeÂ friend stated, “She wanted to wait but their relationship has become so hostile she just doesn’t see how she can make it work.”
I have to say that as soon as the two finallyÂ & officiallyÂ call it quits, I will commence the ‘The damn girl finally came to her senses’ dance.Â
Whilst in Germany touring the countryside via helicopter, socialite Paris Hilton heardÂ nature calling.Â She, being the calm & considerate lady she is, triedÂ to ignore the call until it came barking mad at her door.Â
ParisÂ demanded the pilot of the craft to immediately land the non-bathroom acommodating helicopter so she could relieve herself.Â The quick-on-the-draw pilot realized he was close to a friend’s farmhouse & proceeded to landÂ in his fields.Â I’m not sure why Paris didn’tÂ pee right thenÂ & there, it makes more senseÂ for the Paris I know to show herÂ thang in asÂ publicÂ aÂ place as possible.Â
Hilton was able to make it to the German farmer’s house without a drop spilled & now the same German farmer is trying to turn lemons into lemonade, as it were.Â The ingenious farmer is looking to auction the actual, don’t get too excited now, toilet seat the young hotel princess put her delicateÂ derriere upon.Â
I think I’m now going to erect a sign in my yard that states simply, “If you have any celebrity clout, please pee here.”Â I think I could make a small fortune.Â
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Posted by Allison as TV Land Tid Bits & News at 9:16 AM EST on May, 25 2006
Hicks charmed audiences from the beginning of the fifth season of American Idol with his raw bluesy singing and his I-don’t-care-what-you-think dancing.Â Â Over 200 million people worldwideÂ watchedÂ the two-hour finale Wednesday & 63.4 million votes were cast- now making American Idol more interesting to the public than presidential elections & Stephen King.
The Birmingham, Alabama singer shouted ‘Soul Patrol’ after his victory was announced over McPhee.Â Hicks’ win was not without expectation, as he had never been in the bottom three picks until there were only three left & on Tuesday judge Simon Cowell predicted his win.Â And I believe it’s Simon, Stephen, that truly has the strange powers here.Â
The elaborate & star-studded show featured a surprise performance by Prince & last season’s Idol winner Carrie Underwood. The final five Idols each performed a solo with many being accompanied by famous singers – Paris Bennett sang with the legendary Al Jarreau & Hicks performed an entertaining “In the Ghetto” with Toni Braxton.
Chris Daughtry sang with band Live whileÂ McPhee joined Meatloaf for a tune on his new album- somehow that pairing makes a lot of sense.Â Mary J. Blige made an appearance with Elliot Yamin & performed her song “One”.Â Yamin was introduced by his mother who won a Golden Idol for the ‘Proudest Parental Moment’.Â Other Golden Idols were handed out with sarcasm to the worst of the early Idols.Â
In a cute segment, Kellie Pickler who has become known for her inability to pronounce the words ‘calamari’ & ‘salmon‘ correctly was featured with celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck who tried to educate the poor dear on hew foods & pronunciation techniques.Â
All in all, it was a fabulous end to the fifth season.Â Now if we can just get t-shirts made with ‘Soul Patrol’ we’re good to go.
Filmmaker Sofia Coppola received many a boos last night when her most recent film, Marie Antoinette, was shown at a press screening at the Cannes Film Festival last night.Â But the daring moviemakerÂ has kept her head above the sometimes sticky jeering to remain strong and passionate about her work.
CoppolaÂ states, “It’s better to get a reaction, it’s better than a mediocre response.Â Hopefully some people will enjoy it. I think it’s not for everybody.”Â
Marie Antoinette stars Kirsten Dunst, who also appeared in Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides, & British actor Steve Coogan.Â Sofia admits she found the Cannes press screening to be “disappointing”, she insists that she always knew the film would provoke debate.Â
Dunst said, “I like the movie and I’m really proud.”
Coogan added, “When you make something that’s personal and specific it’s inevitable that there will be some naysayers, and it’s better to have that than just have a bland uniform response.
“I think it shows that Sofia is true to her voice. I’ve seen the film and it’s consistent with all the qualities that make her films great in the past. People who like Sofia Coppola will love this film. People who don’t won’t but then they’re not really under her radar anyway.”
Marie Antoinette premiers in Cannes this evening.Â Hopefully the story of itsÂ reception will be less tragic than that ofÂ the French Queen.Â
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He states, “When she (Angelina) goes to the hospital, as the father of the region, I will be informed and I will go there. I will announce the good news and I will be naming the baby.”
Local custom indicates that when Jolie goes into labor, Nuuyoma will be called upon and will officially name the child.Â Â The governorÂ is keeping a tight lid over any possible names for the child, which according to Pitt is “due any time now”.Â Maybe that would be a good name- Introducing the Any Time Now baby, brought to you by Jolie & Pitt.Â
Due to Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt’s interest in Namibia and her people, many locals feel the day Angelina gives birth should be a national holiday, an honor traditionally reserved for royalty or national heroes.Â Â I myself wouldn’t mind an extra day off here in the States, however silly the occasion.