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FIRDAY APRIL 18, 2014
Joey Fatone disses Backstreet Boys
You can call it the battle of the washed up boy bands. During a recent interview, former *NSYNC member Joey Fatone had some not-so nice things to say about former rival boy band Backstreet Boys getting back together to mount a reunion tour. He said, “I feel like they just need the money. No offense, guys. But I’m saying, if you think about it, it’s like, ‘Why are you coming back out again?’” Asked about the chances of *NSYNC ever getting back together to tour, Fatone said that at the moment there is “absolutely 100 percent no” chance of that happening.
Jenny McCarthy & Donnie Wahlberg engaged
In other View news…Jenny McCarthy announced on the ABC show yesterday that she and boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg are engaged. The Blue Bloods star popped the question last weekend with a yellow sapphire. "I feel like the luckiest girl in the world, he's so wonderful," said Jenny. The couple began dating last year.
Jay-Z talks Made in America concert
The third annual Jay Z-curated Budweiser Made In America music festival will once again take place at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway over the Labor Day weekend August 30 and 31. But this year, the event will be the first American festival to run simultaneously on both coasts, with Jay Z announcing the festival will expand to Los Angeles’ Grand Park as well. A portion of the proceeds from both the east and west coast events will benefit local chapters of the United Way in Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Lineups for both festival locations will be announced soon.
THURSDAY APRIL 17, 2014
Taylor Swift surprised a fan at her bridal shower
Mila & Ashton expecting a baby girl
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are expecting a baby girl, according to Us Weekly. Sources tell the site Ashton is excited about having a daughter, and is already planning play dates with their That 70s Show co-star Danny Masterson and his two-month-old daughter Fianna (her mom is Bijou Phillips). The child will be the first for the engaged couple, who technically haven’t confirmed they are expecting.
Beyonce & Jay-Z to announce summer stadium tour
The first couple of hip-hop is gearing up to hopscotch across the country together on a massive summer stadium tour. Sources exclusive tell the New York Post Beyonce and Jay Z will soon announce details of a 20-stadium U.S. tour projected to get underway in late June, and could include a July 4 concert in New York. The two superstars have frequently showed up as surprise guests at their respective shows, and last weekend, each jumped onstage at separate sets at the Coachella music festival.
WEDNESDAY APRIL 16, 2014
Chelsea Handler hints at CBS deal
Is Chelsea Handler trying to tell us something? Amidst rumors she’s in talks about jumping ship to CBS, the Chelsea Lately host yesterday tweeted a picture with her dog Chunk that seemed to give us a clue about her future. In the pic, titled “business meeting,” Chelsea is seen holding a pile of CBS papers. Earlier this month it was reported that Chelsea was planning to leave E! when her contract is up. There were also rumors she was in talks with CBS about doing a late night show on the network.
Miley Cyrus Was Hospitalized Due to An Allergic Reaction
Miley Cyrus was hospitalized yesterday in Kansas City due to a severe allergic reaction to some kind of medication. She had to cancel a gig at the city's Sprint Center because of it.
I'm sure your first thought was that it was some kind of non-prescription "medication". But remember, Miley had to cancel a show due to the flu last week, and a source says she's been battling major throat and sinus issues.
She seems okay though. Last night she Tweeted a picture of herself in her hospital bed with a toy octopus, whose name is apparently "Mr. Octopussy".
Paul Walker's Brothers Are Going to Help Finish His Scenes in "Fast & Furious 7"
When Paul Walker died in November, he hadn't finished all his work on "Fast & Furious 7". And now the producers have a plan to fill the remaining holes . . . they hired his younger brothers to stand in for him.
Their names are Caleb and Cody Walker, and a Facebook post on the "Fast & Furious" page says, quote, "We have resumed shooting . . . and Caleb and Cody are helping us complete some remaining action for their brother and fill in small gaps left in production.
TUESDAY APRIL 15, 2014
Ed Sheeran announces an arena tour
Ed Sheeran has announced plans for his first-ever headlining arena tour of North America. The cross-country trek kicks off in Seattle on August 22 and is scheduled through September 18 in Toronto, with more dates to be announced. This will be the singer/songwriter's first stateside tour to support his forthcoming album, X (pronounced "multiply"), which is slated to arrive on June 23.
You can catch him on Sept. 8th at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly
The Ultimate Warrior Died of a Heart Attack
The coroner's report on the ULTIMATE WARRIOR came in yesterday, and as expected, he died of heart disease. The technical term the coroner used was, "Atherosclerotic / Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease." Warrior's death was also listed as "natural", meaning neither drugs nor alcohol were directly involved. Last night, the WWE paid tribute to the Ultimate Warrior.
MONDAY APRIL 14, 2014
Miley Cyrus Made $76.5 Million Last Year?
Just in case there was any doubt . . . SEX SELLS. "Parade" magazine reports that MILEY CYRUS' questionably sexy but unquestionably sleazy 2013 earned her $76.5 million. And "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. JAMES somehow made an estimated $51.7 million.
49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at LAX
It turns out you really CAN get arrested for saying "bomb" in an airport. Just ask San Francisco 49ers linebacker ALDON SMITH. Because it happened to him yesterday at Los Angeles International Airport. Police say he got agitated while going through a security screening, so he told them he had a bomb. He was probably a little drunk at the time.
MTV Movie Awards
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was the big winner last night at the "MTV Movie Awards". It won Best Movie, and Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence won Best Male and Female Performance, respectively. The show was pretty tame, although Rita Ora did rip off Zac Efron's shirt while he was accepting his award for Best Shirtless Performance.