Monday, March 10th, 2014
BIEBER BOLTED OUT OF DEPOSITION OVER GOMEZ QUESTIONS
High-strung Justin Bieber reportedly blew a fuse and bolted out of a deposition last Thursday when a lawyer asked him seemingly unrelated questions about his former girlfriend Selena Gomez. TMZ reports the pop star, who is being sued for allegedly ordering his bodyguard to put Miami photographer Jeffrey Binion in his place, got pissed when Binion’s lawyer asked if Gomez was ever present during previous run-ins with paparazzi. When the lawyer followed with another question about Gomez, Bieber and his attorney stormed out, but not before the singer said, “Don’t ask me about her, do not ask me about her!” Bieber eventually returned, but was still angry and answered another question with, “What is this, 60 Minutes?”
JUSTIN, SELENA SPOTTED AT STARBUCKS, HIT HIDALGO
Multiple outlets reported eyewitnesses saying they saw Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez together at a Starbucks and other locations around Hidalgo, TX on Friday. Gomez was in town to perform on Saturday and tweeted a photo of herself holding a Starbucks drink with the caption: “Hidalgo, I’ve missed this J I’ll see you soooon.” The on-again-off-again pair apparently shared breakfast earlier in the day, stopped into a floral shop and a perfume boutique.
BIEBER’S MOTHER HINTS AT WANTING MORE BABIES
Her famous son just turned 20, but Justin Bieber’s mother may be ready to ready to give the pop star a little baby brother or sister. Last week, Pattie Mallette, who is only 37 years old, tweeted aphotograph of herself cradling a cute baby in her arms with the caption: “A baby looks good on me eh? (Yep still Canadian). #iwantmorekids!” In more Bieber-related news, the singer’s Twitter account was hacked on Saturday, his over 50 million followers receiving the message “Justin Bieber Cemberut?” with a link to a app called ShootingStarPro. “Cemberut” means “sullen” in Indonesian. The Biebs’ Twitter is all better now.
POST-REHAB KESHA POSTS PHOTO, REVEALS NAME CHANGE
Last Thursday pop star Ke$ha informed fans she had completed her rehab stint and was feeling great. On Friday, the singer revealed she has dropped the dollar sign from her name and will now be known as Kesha to best reflect her fresh start. In addition, she tweeted a photo of herself wearing a shirt with the empowering message “IMA SURVIVOR” and changed her Twitter handle from @Ke$haSuxx to @KeshaRose.
SHEEN’S ABSENCE ANGERS CAST
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Charlie Sheen’s latest behavior has angered his Anger Management castmates. The trade mag claims Sheen has missed several days of work in recent weeks and production on the series had to pushed back, and in some cases stand-ins were used for the actor in certain scenes. But Sheen’s rep denies the story. “We did not shoot last week because another member of the cast was sick," the rep tells THR. "Charlie is always ready, willing and able to shoot Anger Management and looks forward to returning on Monday."
BRAND CANCELS TWO SHOWS AFTER MOTHER’S CANCER DIAGNOSIS
Comedian Russell Brand canceled two shows on his current tour after getting the news that his mother Barbara had been diagnosed with breast cancer. "Sorry to eff you around with gigs," Brand tweeted. "My mum ain't well. Tix will be honoured or refunded." Brand’s mother has already survived cancer once. She had uterine cancer when the comedian was 8.
OPRAH GIVES DRESS TO TWITTER FAN
Here’s proof that it never hurts to ask…A twitter user with the handle Snobaby Brandi reached out toOprah Winfrey after being impressed by the dress she wore on the cover of Essence magazine, and got quite a surprise. “You look beautiful in that essence cover pic. WOW. CAN I please have that dress? Cuz I know u won't wear again lol luv u,” the fan tweeted. And believe it or not, Oprah said yes. “You're right I won't wear ever again contact my asst. and show her this tweet,” she responded. And true to her word, Oprah sent the gown to Brandi, who plans to wear it at her wedding one day. “THANK YOU! Recv beautiful dress,” Brandi tweeted to Oprah. “Plan to wear at my wedding when I find a groom lol but will twt pic wearing it soon. Luv u to life!’
JOLIE OPENS UP ABOUT CANCER SURGERY
Angelina Jolie opens up to Entertainment Weekly about her decision to undergo a double mastectomy after testing positive for the cancer gene. "Wherever I go, usually I run into women and we talk about health issues, women's issues, breast cancer, ovarian cancer," Jolie tells the mag. “It makes me feel closer to other people who deal with the same things and have either lost their parents or are considering surgeries or wondering about their children." Jolie revealed her surgery in an op-ed piece for the New York Times. "The reason that I wrote it was to try to communicate and help and connect with other women and other families going through the same thing," Jolie said. "I was very, very moved by all the support and kindness from so many people." The Maleficent star also reveals that she will go under the knife again in the future. "There's still another surgery to have, which I haven't yet," Jolie said. "I'll get advice from all these wonderful people who I've been talking to, to get through that next stage."
Ask the Audience: Were you affected by Angelina’s decision to come forward with her surgeries? Do you think she was brave to do so?
HOFFMAN’S LAST MOVIE GETS RELEASE DATE
Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final film has a release date. God’s Pocket, directed by Mad Men’sJohn Slattery, will open in limited release on Friday, May 9th. The film tells the story of a man (Hoffman) who tries to cover up the accidental death of his stepson.
COSTAS DID NOT GET PINK EYE FROM BOTOX
NBC is denying a New York Post report that claimed Bob Costas’ case of pink eye came from a botched Botox procedure. A source told the paper Costas came down with the infection, which sidelined him from Olympic coverage for six days, after getting Botox to smooth out wrinkles, adding “this isn’t the first time he’s had it.” But NBC strongly denies the story, saying, “this has zero truth to it. Zero.”
Q-What was the name of the late night talk show Costas hosted on NBC from 1988-1994? Later with Bob Costas
LAWRENCE WISHED SHE’D FLASHED OSCARS SELFIE
No one could stop talking about last week’s Oscars selfie, but if Jennifer Lawrence had her way, it would have been a lot racier. In behind-the-scenes footage from Oscar night, Lawrence is heard saying, “oh m god! Oh my god! One of us should have flashed a boob,” adding, “That’s the only way we could have shut down the internet.” Host Ellen DeGeneres then took out her cellphone and joked, “we have time.”
TMZ claims 22 current and past inmates are suing former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for keeping them in a Central California prison that was infected with Valley Fever. The disease killed 30 inmates, and left many others with skin lesions. The disease is spread by spores and found in soil. The inmates want their medical care covered and money for pain and suffering.
Hollywoodlife.com claims Kim and Kanye have worked out a prenup. A source tells the site she gets $1 million for every year they are married with a $10 million cap. “The entire process for the prenup for Kim and Kanye has been extremely easy, and relatively drama free. Kanye didn’t even think the couple needed a prenup, and was ready to give Kim carte blanche to all of his financial assets. Yes, he loves Kim that much.”