Justin Bieber Was Joking About Wanting to Fight Tom Cruise On Sunday, Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to an MMA fight “in the octagon.” People seemed to take him somewhat seriously, with one oddsmaker installing the 25-year-old Bieber as a heavy favorite to beat the 56-year-old Cruise, owing largely to …Read More »
6 Suspects Detained in Plot to Kill Ex-Boston Red Sox Star David Ortiz Six people have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. According to<i> The New York Times</i>, authorities in the Dominican Republic have learned the suspects each received 400,000 …Read More »
Are Chris Brown & Nicki Minaj Touring Together This Fall?Fans are confused as to whether Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown are touring together the fall, and TMZ reports that they have a right to be. Back in April, <i>Variety</i> reported that the two would embark on some sort of joint trek, …Read More »
PETA, KIM KARDASHIAN FEUD IS OVER: Kim Kardashian has revealed that she’s traded in her favorite fur pieces for faux ones. She dropped the bombshell by sharing a shot of her daughter North, 6, modeling one of the looks. "Remember when I wore this...Read More »
Khloe Kardashian is responding to reports that she got together with Tristan Thompson when he was still with Jordan Craig, the mother of Tristan’s first child. The underlying message of all of the rumors and reports of course, is that Khloe g...Read More »
Kate Middleton and Prince William have had a challenging year when it comes to P.R. spin control. First, there was the "news" that Kate and Meghan Markle (her sister-in-law after her May 19th wedding to Prince Harry, William’s brother) were feudi...Read More »
Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn himself into the NYPD on Thursday and will be arrested for allegedly groping a woman, he tells TMZ. He insists he did nothing wrong, and that there should be video to prove his innocence. Gooding was en route form L.A. to...Read More »
Usually, social media users are chatting about unwanted touching in Hollywood, but leave it to Keanu Reeves to flip that notion on its head and make it go viral.
Apparently, he has mastered the art of posing with women without groping them. A tweet showing Reeves posing with multiple women shows his arm behind the women and his hand in neutral territory, often hovering in space. The tweet was captioned: "Lol Keanu ain't taking no chances."
Another used retweeted it in appreciation, and dubbed Reeves a "respectful king."Read More »
Wendy Williams has moved on from her estranged husband Kevin Hunter with a man who has been identified as a 27-year-old convicted felon. The 54-year-old was first spotted with Marc Tomblin this week in L.A. Their mutual friend Blac Chyna reportedly ...Read More »
JUDE LAW TO STAR IN THE THIRD DAY: Jude Law is set to star in HBO and Sky’s The Third Day. The show is being written by Utopia scribe Dennis Kelly and will be produced in association with Punchdrunk International. Law plays Sam, who is drawn to a mysterious island off the British Coast and gets involved in the unusual world of its inhabitants. Marc Munden will direct the six-part limited series. The Third Day follows the successful HBO/Sky collaboration in Chernobyl and the upcoming Helen Mirren-starring Catherine the Great.
SPICE GIRLS FILM IN THE WORKS: Paramount Animation president Mireille Soria announced the development of a Spice Girls movie, with an eye on opening it in 2020. All five members of the iconic girl group— Melanie Brown (Scary), Emma Bunton (Baby), Melanie Chisholm (Sporty), Geri Halliwell (Ginger) and Victoria Beckham (Posh)—have signed on. The animated film will include Spice Girls classics and new songs. The Spice Girls "had an idea that we've been developing," Soria tells The Hollywood Reporter. "They are very involved."
ROB LOWE WANTS TO REBOOT WEST WING: Speaking to the BBC, Rob Lowe said that he is "ready" for a West Wing reboot, but doesn’t think it’s going to happen anytime soon. He said: "Of course I’m in. I’m in my suit ready to play Sam Seaborne. I don’t think he creator Aaron Sorkin is writing a sequel. I think he thinks about it, I think he’s asked about it incessantly, and in a perfect world there would be a version of it. But the problem with it is that, as yet, he’s been unable to figure out what that show looks like."
FACEBOOK PLANS DOCUMENTARY, ORDERS SLATE OF SHOWS: About 720 million people spend time on Facebook Watch every month, and the social network is pumping up its video platform this summer. In addition to launching a reboot of MTV’s The Real World, and introducing scripted originals starring Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Jessica Biel, it has ordered documentary series Curse of Akakor, which will follow investigators through the Amazon jungle. It has also ordered projects including BuzzFeed's Mi Quinceanera Come True, Studio71's Fetch Me a Date and Tastemade's Sundays at Nonna's.Read More »
Lady Gaga’s Ex “Likes” Sexy Pic From Bradley Cooper’s Ex, Irina Shayk Christian Carino “likes” how Irina Shayk is looking these days. <i>Page Six</i> reports that Lady Gaga’s ex “liked” a sexy pic that Bradley Cooper’s ex posted Monday on Instagram. Shayk shared a steamy photo of herself that showed off …Read More »
Ex-Frenemies Katy Perry & Taylor Swift Celebrates “Peace at Last” With Cookies No more “Bad Blood” between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift! On Tuesday, Perry signaled the end to their long-running feud when she Instagrammed a pic of a plate of chocolate chip cookies. The words “Peace at Last” were …Read More »
Miley Cyrus Shuts Down Breakup Rumors, Celebrates Anniversary in Epic Tweet Miley Cyrus simultaneously shut down breakup rumors and celebrated the anniversary of her relationship on social media Tuesday. “Happy 10 year anniversary my love. Good to see everyone is as dumb as they were in 2009!” the entertainer captioned …Read More »
Madonna Is Struggling to Sell Tickets to Upcoming Tour Madonna is reportedly “devastated” because numerous shows on her upcoming tour aren’t selling out. Radar Online reports that, during the first week of shows alone–which take place at Brooklyn’s Howard Gilman Opera House–hundreds of tickets are still available. As <i>Page Six …Read More »
HBO Submits “Game of Thrones” Finale for Best Writing at Emmys Because apparently the showrunners of <i>Game of Thrones </i>didn’t get enough vitriol and mockery during the finale of the HBO series, the final episode has now been submitted for a Best Writing Emmy Award. As Consequence of Sound reports, …Read More »
Justin Bieber’s Tom Cruise Fight Challenge Gets Turned Into Hilarious Meme The Twitter-verse has turned Justin Bieber’s tweet challenging Tom Cruise to a fight into a viral–and hilarious–meme. <i>Uproxx</i> reports that, in reference to the age difference between the 25-year-old Bieber and 56-year-old Cruise, Twitter users are now challenging celebs …Read More »
Madonna Reveals Scandalous Artwork for Upcoming “Madame X” Album Madonna revealed the not-safe-for-work cover art for her forthcoming <i>Madame X</i> album on Instagram Tuesday. <i>Entertainment Tonight </i>reports that the image shows a woman’s breasts, with a rose going through one nipple and “Madame X” written across the middle. The explicit …Read More »
Kim Kardashian West’s Family “Is Complete” After Baby Psalm’s Birth After she and husband Kanye West welcomed baby Psalm to the family last month, Kim Kardashian West feels the family is now “complete.” “Kim absolutely loves being a mom and feels like her family is complete now, with two boys and …Read More »
Amanda Bynes Sued by Mental Health Facility for Skipping Out on BillAmanda Bynes is reportedly being sued by a mental health facility in California for skipping out on her bill. <i>Page Six</i> reports that Creative Care Inc. filed a lawsuit against the 33-year-old Bynes in April, claiming she still owes $2,467 …Read More »
Kevin Hart’s bodyguards injured Carmen Marrero when they were escorting the star out of an event, according to documents obtained by TMZ. Marrero claims she was an innocent bystander minding her own business when Hart and his team burst out of...Read More »
A 30-year-old woman claims Cuba Gooding Jr. groped her in a New York City club Sunday night, The Blast reports. According to the NYPD, she says the Jerry Maguire star grabbed her breast while they were hanging out at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and ...Read More »
The Empire star Jussie Smollett has broken his social media fast. On Monday, Smollett posted his first picture on Instagram since he was attacked in January. Soon after reporting the attack, police accused Smollett of staging the hate crime, then later dismissed the 16 felony counts against him. Smollett has maintained his innocence.
The 36-year-old posted a clip from Tarell Alvin McCraney's speech about black queerness while introducing his play Choir Boy, at the 2019 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall Sunday. Choir Boy was up for Best Play. The Tony Awards featured a rainbow carpet this year in honor of Gay Pride Month.
On social media Monday, he wrote: "So much #PRIDE." Smollett opted to disable comments on the post.
Smollett attended the play’s opening earlier this year and the cast dedicated a performance to him shortly after the attack. During the attack, Smollett reported people "yelling out racial and homophobic slurs."
After the scandal broke, he was written off of season five of Empire. Last week, the show’s creator Lee Daniels said he would not return for the show’s sixth and final season.Read More »
Kim Kardashian, 38, is giving fans a better look at her fourth child with Kanye West, Psalm. The pair welcomed Psalm via a surrogate on May 9. She captioned the sweet shot of a sleeping Psalm: "Psalm Ye," leading many to wonder if Ye is their son&rs...Read More »
PRINCE PHILIP CELEBRATES 98th BIRTHDAY: Prince Philip is celebrating his 98th birthday and the royals are wishing him the best. Clarence House, the office of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, shared a shot from the 1950s, as did the Roya...Read More »
Kylie Jenner threw a party over the weekend with Sofia Richie, and fans are pretty sure she didn’t understand what was behind her theme of choice. Jenner and Richie, who is her sister Kourtney Kardashian’s ex Scott Disick’s girlfri...Read More »
BURT REYNOLDS’ BOOTS HEAD TO THE BLOCK: More than 850 items from Burt Reynolds’ life and career, including a replica of his Smokey and the Bandit car, 50+ pairs of cowboy boots, his Cannonball Run belt buckle, and prints from his 1972 Cosmo...Read More »
Gwyneth Paltrow & Husband Brad Falchuk Still Don’t Live Together Full-Time Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that, nearly nine months after tying the knot, she and husband Brad Falchuk still don’t live together full-time. In a new interview with the U.K.’s <i>Sunday Times,</i> the Oscar winner and Goop founder reveals that …Read More »
Meryl Streep Steals the Show in Season 2 Premiere of “Big Little Lies” Meryl Streep made her debut during the season two premiere of<i> Big Little Lies </i>on HBO Sunday. The Oscar winner appeared for the first time as Mary Louise, Perry’s observant and efficient mother–who is helping Nicole Kidman’s …Read More »
Kylie Jenner Slammed for Throwing “Handmaid’s Tale”-Themed Party Kylie Jenner is being criticized for throwing a <i>Handmaid’s Tale</i>-themed birthday party for her bestie Anastasia “Stassie” Karanikolaou. <i>E!</i> reports that Jenner shared several videos on social media this past weekend which showed party guests wearing red robes and white bonnets, similar …Read More »
Lady Gaga Knew Bradley Cooper’s Relationship With Irina Shayk Was “Struggling” <div>A source tells Hollywood Life that Lady Gaga was aware of difficulties in Bradley Cooper’s relationship with model Irina Shayk–but that she wasn’t the cause of the split. As the outlet points out, Gaga and Cooper spent almost two …Read More »
Chris Pratt & Katherine Schwarzenegger Marry in “Intimate” Ceremony Chris Pratt married Katherine Schwarzenegger in an “intimate” ceremony on Saturday. People reports that the the pair wore a custom gown and suit by Giorgio Armani for the event, which was held at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. Guests–who …Read More »
Bryan Cranston Teases “Breaking Bad” Movie Bryan Cranston has revealed that Walter White may be in the forthcoming <i>Breaking Bad </i>movie–despite dying in the series finale. “Well, rigor mortis has a way of allowing that to happen,” Cranston told<i> Entertainment Tonight</i> at the 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday. “It could …Read More »
Ariana Grande Ditches Her Ponytail (Again); Twitter Reacts Ariana Grande posted a photo of herself-sans ponytail- over the weekend, and as expected, fans freaked out. Here’s what they had to say, as compiled by <i>Glamour</i>:<div><br /><ol><li>You look so DIVINE with hair down.</li><li>Petition for Ariana to wear her hair down for …Read More »
Chrissy Teigen Wears Towel During Vow Renewal to John Legend Chrissy Teigen renewed her wedding vows with husband John Legend while wearing a towel on Friday. According to The Blast, Teigen decided to have an impromptu ceremony after a member of her team taught her how to properly tie a …Read More »
Céline Dion Stops Final Las Vegas Show for Fan’s Pee Break Céline Dion put her final Las Vegas show on hold Saturday night after seeing a fan get up for a bathroom break. As seen in footage posted online, Dion made jokes about whether the man was going #1 or …Read More »
Gwyneth Paltrow Had No Idea She Was in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Gwyneth Paltrow can barely keep up with herself! The actress apparently learned while recently filming a cooking show with her <i>Iron Man</i> director Jon Favreau that she also appeared as Pepper Potts in 2017’s <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i>. A clip that’s going …Read More »
Charli XCX Teams Up With Members of BTS for “Dream Glow” <div>Charli XCX has teamed up with three members of BTS for a heavenly new electro-pop single called “Dream Glow.” The song, which features the boy band’s Jin, Jimin and Jungkook, is due on the their forthcoming soundtrack, <i>BTS World</i>, …Read More »
Justin Bieber Challenges Tom Cruise to Fight on Twitter Justin Bieber challenged actor Tom Cruise to a UFC cage fight in a strange tweet on Sunday. “I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to a fight in the octagon,” Bieber wrote. “Tom, if you don’t take this fight your [sic] scared and you …Read More »
The 73rd annual Tony Awards were held Sunday night and aired live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. James Corden, a Tony winner himself, took on the m.c. duties for a (slightly more than) three hour show that mixed Hollywood razzle-da...Read More »
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are happily married! The pair tied the knot in Montecito, California on Saturday in front of close family and friends. They started dating in the summer of 2018. A source tells People: "The venue is beautiful...Read More »
Universal/Illumination’s The Secret Lives of Pets 2 and Fox/Disney’s Dark Phoenix opened at the box office below expectations and well behind the openings of the series originals. Secret Lives came out on top of the lackluster box offic...Read More »
All of the mindfulness in the world can’t combat McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets and Fortnite, lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow admits. The Goop founder confesses that her 13-year-old son Moses, like many teenagers, enjoys video games and fast...Read More »
Taraji P. Henson spent her day on Capitol Hill Friday speaking out on the stigma around mental health. Henson launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation last year in a bid to eradicate the stigma around mental health. Afterwards, she opened up to Pe...Read More »
WERE MEGHAN AND HARRY SNUBBED BY ROYALS? Meghan Markle took a break from maternity leave after welcoming Archie Harrison with Prince Harry last month, opting to attend Trooping the Colour, an epic annual event for royals. All of the royals were there, ...Read More »
When Twitter learned that Bradley Cooper and his girlfriend Irina Shayk broke up, the mourning period was brief (possibly nonexistent). Almost immediately, memes started popping up predicting a Cooper-Lady Gaga romance. The pair, who starred togeth...Read More »
SOPHIE TURNER TALKS GOT SPIN-OFF: Sophie Turner rose to fame as Sansa Stark on HBO’s Game of Thrones. Now that the show is over, many are hoping the 23-year-old will consider a spinoff. She told The Hollywood Reporter: "No. It's time for me to say goodbye. She's ended up in a place that I'm so happy with. I don't know. It would be different if someone actually came and said, ‘We want to do a Sansa spinoff show,’ but I'm pretty sure I'd say no. It's been 10 years of watching this character grow, and she's at her peak right now. I'm sure if she carried on and did a spinoff show, it would just be downhill from there. She'd have to go through some other terrible traumas or something, and I don't want to do that."
SHERMAN’S SHOWCASE TRAILER DROPS: Tiffany Haddish is loving some good soup. Last year, IFC ordered a musical-sketch-comedy show from Late Night With Jimmy Fallon alums Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle, and the first trailer of the Soul Train-inspired show has arrived. John Legend, Tiffany Haddish, Common, and Quincy Jones are among those slated to guest star. The show premieres on IFC on Wednesday, July 31, at 10 p.m.
MORGAN FREEMAN TALKS GOD: For the past three seasons, Morgan Freeman has hosted The Story of God with National Geographic. At a recent screening, Deadline reports he said: "My curiosity about God goes way back. Amazing, you look at this, how similar people are around the world. They have belief systems that may be different from each other on some level or other but they all aspire to goodness and almost every religion promises life ever after." Each episode focuses on a different theme, and producers say their access has been incredible. James Younger explains: "We have a fairly big team to move around the world—about 15 or 20 people, which is quite large for a documentary team," Younger notes. "Then we have to get access to places—to the Vatican, to monasteries in Kathmandu, Notre Dame de Paris… Collaborating with the top local producers in different countries who can help us secure access through foreign governments."
PHYLICIA RASHAD ON COSBY: Phylicia Rashad, 70, was honored with the Award in Televesion Excellence at the Austin Television Festival Friday, and she discussed with The Hollywood Reporter that honor and her career overall, especially in the wake of Bill Cosby’s conviction for sexual assault. While she declined to discuss Cosby directly, she did address its absence from TV.. "Well, Dreamgirls can't be seen anymore. The Wiz can't be seen anymore," she says of her past Broadway gigs. "Most of the work I've done isn't seen anymore. But you keep going." Speaking of her creative choices, she said: "It's just finding truth in it — how the character thinks, why a person thinks the way they do. Honest interactions make the comedy funnier and make the drama more heartfelt."Read More »
Robert De Niro’s Estranged Wife Wants Half of His Alleged $500 Million Worth Robert De Niro’s estranged wife wants half of what he’s worth–which she estimates to be $500 million–in their divorce. <i>Page Six </i>reports that lawyers for Grace Hightower demanded half of his fortune on Thursday, despite a 2004 …Read More »
Jonas Brothers’ “I Believe” Is a Love Letter to Priyanka Chopra Nick Jonas has revealed that “I Believe,” which appears on the Jonas Brothers’ new album <i>Happiness Begins</i>, is about his wife Priyanka Chopra. “This song is a love letter to my wife,” Nick recently told Apple Music. “I’m so …Read More »
Bella Thorne Backs Taylor Swift’s LGBTQ Petition Bella Thorne says she will sign Taylor Swift’s petition, which urges the government to pass the Equality Act in support of LGBTQ rights. “I think that that’s an amazing idea,” Thorne told <i>The Hollywood Reporter </i>this week. “A hundred percent. Sign it away, …Read More »
Bradley Cooper & Irina Shayk Split After 4 Years Together Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have split after four years of dating. <i>People</i> reports that 44-year-old Cooper and 33-year-old Shayk are amicably working out how to share custody of their daughter Lea De Seine, who they welcomed in March 2017. …Read More »