Well, that certainly is a coincidence. Monday, Scoop! told you about reports that the Kardashian sisters, with the help of “momager” Kris Jenner, were leveraging their love lives for press — and cash.
A source told the New York Post that Kris is “negotiating a magazine deal for Khloe’s wedding, around $250,000, another deal for Kourtney’s baby, and there will probably be yet another deal when Kim eventually gets back together with [ex-beau] Reggie [Bush].” Read More
Life is pretty sweet for the Kardashian sisters. With a wedding for Khloe, a baby on the way for Kourtney, and … well, whatever it is Kim does, the reality stars are everywhere lately. And they’re reportedly cashing in on their busy personal lives: The New York Post says they’ve raked in more than $1 million over just a few months by hawking their drama for public consumption. Read More
Mackenzie Phillips has followed up her shocking claim that she had an incestuous relationship with her father, John Phillips, with even more disturbing revelations. The former “One Day at a Time” star told Oprah Winfrey that she terminated a pregnancy because she wasn’t sure whether her husband or her own father was the father. But her stepmother, Michelle Phillips, says Mackenzie is making up the whole tale. Read More
Towering on a hilltop overlooking the Atlantic, the 160-foot-high bronze statue depicting a family rising triumphantly from a volcano is supposed to symbolize Africa's renaissance.
But on a rutted trash-strewn path below, the old Africa is still in view: one where a poverty-stricken population endures incessant power blackouts and flooding — and considers the $27 million monument just another outrageous example of wasteful government spending. Read More
She was famously dumped before her birthday, and now Jessica Simpson has lost her beloved dog Daisy to a coyote. Could this be the last straw that crushes the lonely singer’s spirit?
“Daisy was her baby,” a pal confided to People magazine of the presumably deceased maltipoo. “It’s going to put her into a tailspin.” Read More
Did Avril Lavigne split from husband Deryck Whibley over “pal” Brandon Davis? Despite the rumors about the friendship that emerged when the singer announced she was ending her marriage of three years, a source tells People magazine “there is no romance.” Read More
Rumors have been swirling for a while that Avril Lavigne and Deryck Whibley are on the rocks. Now, a new report claims the punk-pop pair’s marriage of three years is over.
“She dumped him and told him she was leaving him,” a source told Us magazine. “She wants to move on. Divorce papers will be filed any day now.”
The “Complicated” singer is said to have kicked the Sum 41 rocker out of their Bel Air mansion. Deryck, 29, is evidently “crushed” that his 25-year-old wife is over him. Read More
Investors barreled into stocks Wednesday after an upbeat report on industrial production raised hopes that the economy is strengthening.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 108 points to another high for the year as General Electric Co. and International Business Machines Corp. jumped. It was the market's eighth gain in nine days. Read More
After news broke that Patrick Swayze lost his valiant battle with pancreatic cancer Monday, his Hollywood colleagues were quick to remember him with poignant remarks.
Jennifer Grey, Patrick’s co-star in “Dirty Dancing,” recalled the indelible image of the two of them doing their iconic dance move in which he lifted her overhead. Read More
Patrick Swayze, the hunky star of “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost,” died Monday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, The Associated Press reported. He was 57.
“Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully today with family at his side after facing the challenges of his illness for the last 20 months,” said a statement released Monday evening by his publicist.
Fans of the actor were saddened to learn in March 2008 that Swayze was suffering from a particularly deadly form of cancer. Read More