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Jen Hudson To Sing The National Anthem

Arraignment of William Balfour - who was charged with murdering singer and Grammy award winner Jennifer Hudson's family members

…at the Superbowl no less! It’s a good thing for this diva, who has had a horrendous past few months with the murder of those closest to her. Wishing her all the best!


Kara DioGuardi Engaged!

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Who? Some of you may be asking but shame on you for not knowing who the new American Idol judge is! Kara DioGuardi is one of the reasons for the build up of excitement for the new season of American Idol. But there is more news than her being part of the show – she is now engaged to Mike McCuddy, who asked her to marry him on December 8.


Brendan Fraser In New Medical Drama

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We have not seen or heard from him much lately but if accounts are true, Brendan Fraser will be out in the limelight again soon. He is reported to be working on a medical drama with no less than Harrison Ford. No title has been chosen yet but we do know that the drama is “fact-based.”


Meet Steve Carell The TV Producer

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He’s not only a funny man on the screen but he can also create shows of his own! Talk about an all around Hollywood man. That’s Steve Carell for you. Let’s see how his TV producer endeavor turns out.


Spelling In 90210?

Neil Lane Unveils His Flagship Store

Why??? She never was anyone’s favorite back then. What makes the producers think that she would be a hit in the remake 90210? Darned if I know but it is said that Jason Priestley is going to direct her debut episode. Talk about awkward!


Woody Allen Plays Jazz For The Polish

DEU: Woody Allen Performs With His New Orleans Jazz Band

I never knew that Woody Allen could play music!  Apparently, he wowed his Polish audience of about 3,000 on Sunday when he performed with his jazz band.  Allen played the clarinet and got a standing ovation for his efforts.


Amy Poehler: Bye SNL!

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First it’s Tina Fey. Now it’s Amy Poehler. What’s Saturday Night Live coming to? I’ll remember her for a lot of things but I think one of the most hilarious roles she played was Katie Couric interviewing Sarah Palin. Whatcha think?


The Nanny For Senator!

Fran Drescher, former star of The Nanny has offered her name as a possible replacement for Hilary Clinton‘s seat in the senate, alongside Caroline Kennedy.

It’s not that far-fetched actually, as the cancer-survivor has already had a hand in politics, being recently appointed as a diplomat for U.S. health issues, where she toured Eastern Europe.

But I guess the question in everybody’s head is : Is that her real voice?

Fran thinks she shouldn’t lose her New Yorker accent (minus the nasal part), and says its part of the reason why she should be picked:

“I would hope that he’d take into consideration that I’m a beloved New Yorker who gets the New York constituents probably as good, if not better, than any of the other people being considered”

Twilight’s Bella To Play Joan Jett

Kristen Stewart, the actress who played the angsty vampire-loving teen Bella in the movieTwilight (yes, the book was a LOT better) is set to play rocker Joan Jett in her upcoming biopic.

According to the Hollywood Reporter:

“The film, The Runaways, which will depict the 1970s all-girl band’s meteoric rise and fall, is being executive-produced by the 50-year-old singer – best known for the hit “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,”


Miley Cyrus to write autobiography

This is just unbelievable.

Miley Cyrus has gotten a book deal to write her autobiography. Yes, a 15 year old will, for all intents and purposes, write her memoirs.

Next up, Suri Cruise appears on E! True Hollywood Stories.


Britney to mount massive tour

Britney Spears is fast on her way to salvaging her career.

Spears is reportedly preparing for a massive world tour to support her upcoming album. She reportedly signed with AEG to produce the shows on her tour.

Nothing like a redemption story to put a tear in our eyes.


Salma Teams Up With Pampers Cause


New mom Salma Hayek is teaming up with disposable diaper giant Pampers, as spokeswoman for“One Pack = One Vaccine” ,  a charity program launched in 2006 in the UK. Together with UNICEF, the program provides mothers and babies with tetanus vaccines in the developing world.

“In our own small way, this is an opportunity for moms like me here in North America to help other mothers on a global level,” Salma said.

Salma is mom to Valentina Paloma Pinault, who was born in September 2007.


Jessica Quells Pretty Woman Rumors

Amid the recent rumors circulating the Hollywood grapevine that Miss Simpson was  to star in the remake of the1990 Cinderella-like tale, Pretty Woman, Jessica Simpson‘s reps finally put a lid on the gossip and confirmed that the singer will NOT be taking on the role immortalized by Julia Roberts of the tart with a heart.


Queen Latifah Is The New Face Of Jenny Craig

“We officially confirm that Queen Latifah will join the Jenny Craig program in January. We are thrilled to have Queen Latifah support our mission of improving health by taking her first step toward achieving a more healthful lifestyle.” said Scott Parker, Jenny Craig’s vice president of marketing.

Joining ex-heavyweights Kirstie Alley and Valerie Bertinelli, Queen Latifah, the larger-than-life star of Hairspray and Oscar nominee will have a slightly different approach to her endorsement, befitting to the singer/actress’ beliefs that big can be beautiful, as long as you’re healthy too.


Heather Mills Denies Sex Tips Book

After allegations that Paul Mc Cartney‘s  estranged wife, former glamour model Heather Mills, was writing a new book on sex tips for women, Miss Mills’ reps have firmly denied that such a book was in the offing to her being too busy with her charity work.  Miss Mills published a book in 2006 titled “Life Balance: The Essential Keys To A Life of Well Being”. 


Its Not Easy Being Hermione

17-year-old Emma Watson, better known for her role as the the brainy Hermione on the Harry Potter films, has admitted that she longs to live the life of an ordinary teenager.  Since winning the part of Hermione at the tender age of 9, Emma has been causing a stir everywhere she goes, making it impossible to have a boyfriend, the English teen says.  Emma has since applied to go to the prestigious Cambridge University, just in case acting doesn’t work out.


Celine’s Last Night in Vegas

After 5 years, Celine Dion gave an emotional performance as she bid the Vegas stage goodbye. Her last performance “A New Day” at Caesar’s Palace was capped off with Celine classics such as Titanic’s “My Heart Will Go On” and rose petals showering the diva. Celine spoke candidly to the audience throughout the show, not bothering to hide her tears. After the last song, her husband and son joined her on stage for a group hug.


Ashley Tisdale’s New Nose

Like Jennifer Aniston,  Ashley also had good reason to get a nose job, and no, it wasn’t to shed the Jewish-American-Princess look.  It was because of a “deviated septum“, caused by a car and dance accident which caused her to have difficulty breathing.

Yesterday, the teen star who plays the acid-tongued Sharpay in High School Musical, revealed her new nose at a New York benefit concert.


Karl Lagerfeld’s New Muse: Amy Winehouse?


She’s not exactly the classic Chanel beauty, and the wild stories of drugs, bulimia and unsavoury partners don’t exactly fit with haute couture, but nevertheless, the SUN tabloid has said that Karl Lagerfeld‘s new muse is indeed,  pop music’s messed-up queen, Amy Winehouse. Well, he was reported to have said he liked her hair at least:

“She is a beautiful, gifted artist and I very much like her hairdo….I took it as an inspiration, because, in fact, it was also Brigitte Bardot’s hairdo in the late fifties and sixties. And now Amy has made it her own style.”


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