Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir collapsed on stage in New York last week while playing with his side band, Furthur. Though his people are chalking it up to a “strained shoulder,” video footage shows him barely standing and he looks like he’s about to topple over the whole time. After defying gravity for a few minutes, he finally hits the deck. Strangely, the band just kept on playing, though I suppose when you have played with Jerry Garcia you get used to this sort of thing. Read More
A former maid to Michael Jackson is thumbing her nose at any nondisclosure agreements she might have signed with the King of Pop by openly calling him a loser and drug addict. “Michael was not a pop hero, but a messed- up, depraved junkie, who was manipulative, twisted and demonic,” Adrian McManus told the UK’s Daily Mirror. Read More
When predatory celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred drops your case, you know it sucks.
Shaquille O’Neal’s former mistress, Vanessa Lopez, has been trying to sue the basketballer for “racketeering, invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress” since 2010, when she first filed. According to RadarOnline, basically she is accusing him of going agro on her after she told him she was pregnant. Read More
La Toya Jackson has always been an oddball, so its no shock that she claims that the ghost of her brother Michael is haunting her.
“It’s the strangest thing,” she said on “Good Day New York.” “You feel something, like, thick around you or behind you and you’re wondering… You don’t see anything, but you feel a presence.” Read More
Did Jennifer Aniston postpone her wedding plans with Justin Theroux? Rumors are a-churnin’ that the pair continue to stretch out their wedding date, this time until the summer. Read More
Jennifer Lopez reportedly left “American Idol” because they weren’t paying her enough, but now TMZ reports that the show execs are begging her to come back and are apparently willing to dish out major bucks for the privilege. Oh, did we mention that this would be after Mariah Carey allegedly gets the boot? Read More
Well here’s a doozy: RadarOnline reports that the self-described “born-again virgin” star of “The Bachelor,” Sean Lowe, actually had sex with his fiancée, Catherine Giudici, before the final rose.
The website quotes two sources who say that Giudici was not about to get engaged to a man with whom she had zero sexual chemistry, so she reportedly pressed the issue. These same “sources” say that the whole virgin thing was something he made up for the show. Read More
Hot on the heels of being voted “Most Hated” Hollywood celebrity by Star Magazine, Gwyneth Paltrow has now been dubbed the “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” by People magazine.
Damage control? Perhaps. The choice for “Sexiest Man Alive” or the “Most Beautiful Woman” is often a head-scratcher (Bradley Cooper?), so it stands to reason that there would be a big agency-led PR push behind such decisions. Read More
Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon opened up to Elle magazine this month about her breakup with her husband of 27 years and band mate, Thurston Moore. The divorce is not finalized, but she blames it on the “usual” things: “Midlife crisis. Star struck woman.” Read More
Reese Witherspoon may have thrown a diva tantrum this week, but washed-up actress Tara Reid threw her own do-you-know-who-I-am hissy fit as well. Read More
Beyoncé’s cover of Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” is featured in the new movie “The Great Gatsby,” but the deceased singer’s dad, Mitch, is not happy.
“She doesn’t bring anything to it,” he told The Daily Mail, adding that initially he was never asked for permission to record it. “They have got to pay for the privilege,” he said, “which is what they are doing. I can’t tell you how much it is but it’s a lot of money.” Read More
Flamboyant Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is getting a lot of attention for his new reality show, “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” But it’s not the good kind of attention.
The Hollywood Reporter calls him a “lovable dope” who combines the worst stereotypes of frat boys with a big cuddly Labrador retriever. Nice! TV has been missing that very thing. Read More
Nick Lachey: I don’t always diss fellow B-listers in public, but when I do, I go big. Lachey opened up to Details magazine about his weeklong romance with none other than Kim Kardashian in 2006, saying that she basically used him for paparazzi bait during her incessant claw to the top.
“Let’s just say this: We went to a movie. No one followed us there. Somehow, mysteriously, when we left, there were 30 photographers waiting outside,” Nick said. Read More
America’s Sweetheart Reese Witherspoon was arrested along with husband Jim Toth during a suspected DUI incident in Georgia on Friday. According to The Huffington Post, she is “deeply embarrassed” for her behavior, which really was quite legally blonde. Read More
Rapper DMX is hoppin’ mad at Oprah Winfrey Network TV host Iyanla Vanzant for asking him questions about his drug use. TMZ has the video of DMX being interviewed, during which he appears to be behaving like someone under the influence. His eyes have trouble focusing and his movements are jerky. Read More