Hollywood Highlights

Sunday, September 19, 2010

ShowBiz Bits:Lindsay Lohan’s drug test, that gate crasher at Warner Bros. & Gabby Sidibe’s magazine cover

Uh-oh! Lindsay Lohan failed a court-ordered drug test Instead of calling a news conference when they’re in deep, deep, whatever, a lot of celebs turn to Twitter to tell their side of the story. The latest to do so, the troubled Lindsay Lohan. Late Friday reports were all over the Internet about Lohan possibly testing positive for drugs. Early Saturday morning, Lohan went online […]
Monday, September 13, 2010

ShowBiz Bits:The Video Music Awards rock and a new film tops the Box Office

Lady Gaga night at the 2010 VMA ceremony  Lady Gaga wore the most outrageous outfit to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles last night. The 24-year-old singer went on to win 8 awards – a record for the VMAs.  However, the appearances by Kanye West and Taylor Swift probably produced the most drama. Last year, West interrupted Swift’s […]
Saturday, September 11, 2010

“Rock What You’ve Got”– A celebrity daughter tells it like it is

Another member of the Schwarzenegger family is gearing up for a publicity blitz. Katherine Schwarzenegger is the 20-year-old daughter of Actor/Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and former TV Journalist/Author, Maria Shriver. The USC student is set to go on a promotional tour in the next few weeks for her first book, “Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer […]
Wednesday, September 8, 2010

ShowBiz Bits: A replacement for Larry King announced, “The Hunger Games” connects with book buyers and Hollywood & George Clooney is at the top of the Box Office

TV reality show judge wins Larry King’s job The British Talk Show host-turned- “America’s Got Talent” Judge, Piers Morgan, is Larry King’s replacement. Rumors about the deal have been in the wind for weeks. Today CNN made the official announcement.  Earlier this summer, King announced he would be retiring from his high-profile interview program, “Larry King Live,” this fall, after 25 years. Deadline.com has […]
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

ShowBiz Bits: A statement from the Discovery Channel about that tragic gunman-hostage drama & “Takers” keep a grip on first at the Box Office

Discovery Channel real life hostage drama The Discovery Channel is dealing with a real crime scene at its headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Earlier today suspected gunman, Radical Environmentalist, James J. Lee, reportedly took three hostages at the network’s building. The standoff ended when Lee was apparently shot and killed by SWAT snipers and the hostages freed. Previously, Lee reportedly shopped a reality TV project […]
Sunday, August 29, 2010

Stars shine on the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet

Actress Eva Longoria Parker joined the star parade on the red carpet for the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony at the Nokia Theater in Downtown Los Angeles this evening.  The “Desperate Housewives” star gets my vote for being very glam in a Robert Rodriquez gown and one of the best dressed celebs on the red carpet. People magazine website has more photos […]
Wednesday, August 25, 2010

ShowBiz Bits:Lindsay Lohan’s rehab update, Up and coming actress wins guest spot on “As The World Turns,” & “The Expendables” rule the Box Office

Actress Lindsay Lohan gets another break Today a Beverly Hills judge ordered Actress Lindsay Lohan to do 67-days of supervised probation at home. Lohan was released from in-patient treatment at UCLA yesterday afternoon. This is the newest twist in Lohan latest troubles with the law, which include a 90-day jail sentence and 90-day rehab stint for a probation violation. Lohan served only […]
Saturday, August 21, 2010

Entertainment Catch-Up: Madonna sued, Dr. Laura’s controversy, & Betty White’s gets a new book deal and a 5th Emmy.

Madonna sued over “Material Girl”  clothing line Entertainer, Madonna, has launched a “Material Girl” clothing line with daughter, Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon. Oops!  L.A. Triumph, claims it’s been selling clothes under that label since around 1997 and at some of the same high-ended retailers involved in the new Madonna deal. This week, the California company sued Madonna. More details in a story […]
Monday, August 16, 2010

News Bits: President Obama’s visit, Casting for “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” & Box Office numbers

President Obama raises $1 million & snarls traffic in Southland   It happens almost every time a U.S. President visits the Southland. The bad traffic situation gets worse. That’s what occurred today, when President Barack Obama dropped in for one of those high-ticket priced Hollywood -type fundraisers. Obama reportedly raised $1 million dollars for the Democrats and the ire of some Southlanders over the traffic problems […]