Posted by Chris Franklin as Celebrities at 7:57 PM EDT on Feb, 10 2011
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre may be spending his retirement dancing around a different type of stage, specifically that of TV series Dancing With The Stars.
It’s being reported that Favre has joined Jodie Sweetin, Vince Neil and Mischa Barton for season 12 of DWTS.
The announcement, if true, will be made when ABC reveals their newest dancing lineup during the Feb. 28 finale for The Bachelor.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Celebrities at 2:44 AM EDT on Feb, 10 2011
According to law enforcement on the scene, the 60-year-old driver had a medical emergency when driving which caused him to run into the 52-year-old security guard, ending his life.
While alive after the accident, the security guard was eventually rushed to a nearby hospital and was listed in critical condition, dying a short time later.
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Celebrities at 8:12 PM EDT on Feb, 09 2011
Alanis Morissette is doing what most proud mom’s of a newborn baby do, she’s showing them off to the world.
Morissette took to the internet on Wednesday to post a photo of her new born baby boy named Ever Imre Morissette-Treadway. Yeah we agree that the kid is going to wait until their 10 to learn their own name.
Also pictured in the photo is the baby’s daddy and Alanis’ husband Mario Treadway.
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Celebrities at 7:47 PM EDT on Feb, 09 2011
Look it’s J. Edgar Hoover in the flesh! Okay it’s not, but it is Oscar-nominated actor Leonardo DiCaprio playing J. Edgar Hoover and that’s not to shabby either.
The picture shown above was taken from the set of J. Edgar the biopic penned by Dustin Lance Black and being directed by the uber-talented Clint Eastwood.
Also in the film (but not pictured) is co-star Armie Hammer who plays Clyde Tolson, Hoover’s right-hand man and bedfellow.
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Mischief & Mayhem at 7:39 PM EDT on Feb, 09 2011
Lindsay Lohan was in court on Wednesday just long enough to enter a plea of “Not Guilty” to theft charges.
Owners of a Venice, California jewelry store say the former star stole a $2,500 piece of jewelry, while Lohan claims she was loaned the jewelry, yet only returned it after a search warrant was issued for her home.
Bail for Lohan was set at $40,000 and although released, Superior Court Judge Keith Schwartz said if found guilty it would be a violation of her DUI probation.
During the court case Judge Schwartz told Lohan:
Posted by Chris Franklin as Mischief & Mayhem at 3:02 AM EDT on Feb, 09 2011
Amber Portwood of MTV’s Teen Mom fame has filed a police report against her baby daddy Gary Shirley. In the report Portwood says Gary Shirley called her various times and used “sexually vulgar” language, while his friend made threats against her.
According to the police report, Shirley called Portwood from an unknown number 24 times from 11:56PM on February 3 through 5:21AM on February 4.
Portwood told police that she could recognize both the voice of Gary and his friend Ashley Williamson.
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Celebrities at 2:51 AM EDT on Feb, 09 2011
Wow, Alfred E. Neuman, better known as the Mad Magazine guy does a pretty good Justin Bieber imitation on the magazines Feb. 16, 2011 issue.
Speaking about the cover MAD editor-in-chief John Ficarra told the Associated Press:
“That was probably the highlight of his career and being on the cover of MAD is the lowlight. We like to do what we call Zeitgeist covers,” while adding, “When we found that his movie was debuting just about the same time we would be coming with the issue, we knew he’d be all over the place. He’ll hate it and buy every copy, and it will be a sellout. Or, conversely, Bieber won’t even notice and we’ll probably sell three copies of the issue.”
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Mischief & Mayhem at 2:00 AM EDT on Feb, 09 2011
Lindsay Lohan will be officially charged this Wednesday with felony grand theft when she enters a Los Angeles courtroom.
Lohan is being sued after a Venice jewelry store owner claimed she stole a $2,500 necklace from their store, while Lohan claims it was only being borrowed with the owners blessings.
Not only did Lohan simply walk out of the story wearing the necklace, she was later photographed with the jewelry around her neck, only turning it over to police after they issues a search warranty on her Venice house last week.
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Music Happenings at 1:53 AM EDT on Feb, 09 2011
Wanna make sure you get your fill of Glee during the summer months? Fox’s popular TV show has announced various cities they will be touring in Summer 2011.
Unlike their massive 5 city tour in 2011, the group of singers has extended their campaign in 2011 to 16 cities throughout the US and Canada.
The tour will kick off May 21 in Las Vegas and then travel throughout several large US locations.
Here’s a full list of the Glee Summer 2011 Tour Dates:
Posted by Chris Franklin as Mischief & Mayhem at 1:24 AM EDT on Feb, 08 2011
Dr. Conrad Murray will not only have to face a jury of his peers, but also a world stage when his wrongful death trial involving Michael Jackson begins in April.
Judge Michael Pastor on Monday announced his surprise decision to televise the proceedings.
While the trial will focus on the Jackson death suit, it will also bring to light how the medical community treats famous celebrities as they look to treat both real and fake conditions.
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Posted by Chris Franklin as Movie News at 12:52 AM EDT on Feb, 08 2011
Gossip Girl’s Blake Lively may soon be taking on the role of Carrie Bradshaw in a prequel to the popular TV series Sex and the City.
New Line Cinema execs are rumored to be in talks with the shows creator Candace Bushnell about adapting her prequel The Carrie Diaries for the big screen, a series that focuses on Carrie’s teenage years in the early 1980s.
If the prequel moves forward it could spawn other movies if successful, for example Candace just finished writing Summer And The City which follows Carrie as she movies to New York City at the ripe young age of 19.
Posted by Chris Franklin as TV at 10:06 PM EDT on Feb, 07 2011
Fox wants to make a big splash with Simon Cowell’s U.S version of The X Factor and to make sure that will happen the network has announced a recording contract worth $5 million.
Like Cowell’s American Idol, the new show pits singers against one another with the guidance of “celebrity mentors” while groups are also allowed to compete on the show.
The UK version of The X Factor helped launched the highly successful career of Leona Lewis.
The $5 million record contract, part of a deal with Sony Music/Syco deal has no age restrictions and is the biggest in game show history.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Music Happenings at 9:36 PM EDT on Feb, 07 2011
Lady Gaga fans this Friday will have reason to celebrate as pop’s current top female performer will debut her new single Born This Way.
The song, one of the mostly highly anticipated of 2011 was originally set to debut this coming Sunday, however Gaga announced via Tweet on Monday that she would push out the single a few days early.
Gaga was suppose to debut the song at the 2011 Grammy’s but decided that popular demand meant she should push it out earlier to the airwaves.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Movie News at 2:50 AM EDT on Feb, 07 2011
Are you ready for another big dose of Captain Jack Sparrow? Pirates Of the Caribbean is just around the corner and during the Super Bowl on Sunday the first trailer for the movie was revealed.
Aired during the third quarter of the Super Bowl, the trailer shows Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruze among other actors as they forge forward without the likes of Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom.
Check out the trailer below:
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as TV at 1:47 AM EDT on Feb, 07 2011
Electronics retailer Best Buy put Justin Bieber and Ozzy Osbourne in their Super Bowl commercial this year, an odd pairing that worked to decent effect.
The company didn’t sugar coat why they chose Bieber with marketing chief Drew Panayiotou revealing:
“Justin Bieber is the biggest star out there, but that’s not why he’s in the spot,” and “He symbolically represents something important to the brand message.”
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as TV at 12:54 AM EDT on Feb, 07 2011
Forget the Chrysler 300, now you can own the Chrysler 200 and the sleek looking car from one of Detroit’s original auto manufacturers debuted today at the Super Bowl in an ad featuring the cities most famous rapper and beloved ambassadors Eminem.
The commercial is sleek with a great narrative and just enough Eminem appearing to keep the focus on the vehicle.
Just before the big game Eminem tweeted:
“Imported from Detroit… The Chrysler spot…”
Here’s the commercial:
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Music Happenings at 12:37 AM EDT on Feb, 07 2011
While her singing was great, Christina Aguilera messed up the actual lyrics to The Star-Spangled Banner at this years Super Bowl, a fact that she says has left her “devastated.”
Aguilera’s issue came when she sang:
“O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming” where she instead sang “What so proudly we watched at the twilight’s last gleaming…”
Posted by Chris Franklin as Celebrities at 11:14 PM EDT on Feb, 05 2011
Zsa Zsa Gabor is heading home once again and according to reports her condition was even worse than originally thought.
According to Gabor’s husband, Prince Frederic Von Anhalt, the actress had “full blown pneumonia” and doctors didn’t believe she was going to pull through, her life only being saved by large doses of antibiotics.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Mischief & Mayhem at 10:39 PM EDT on Feb, 05 2011
Actor Shia LaBeouf was handcuffed and then briefly detained before police officers freed him following a bar fight in Los Angeles on Friday night.
The fight took place at Mad Bull’s Tavern in Sherman Oaks. Some patrons at the bar say LaBeouf “got a little rowdy” which led to another patron at the bar punching him in the face.
Everyone involved was handcuffed, but quickly let go with a warning from officers.