William Shatner is releasing an album called “Seeking Major Tom”, in which he covers a bunch of songs from the ’70s and ’80s. And there’s a video on YouTube of Shatner recording the Black Sabbath song, “Iron Man”.
Ozzy and Sharon’s son, Jack Osbourne has just become engaged to model and aspiring actress, Lisa Stelly. Osbourne succesfully kicked an Oxycontin addiction and has been directing projects centering around his father including a music video and a documentary about Ozzy when he was the singer for Black Sabbath. Stelly’s acting credits, according to IMDB, include an appearance on “The Howard Stern Show” with Osbourne and a “Green Day” video.
A reporter asked George Clooney’s ex, Elisabetta Canalis, what her ideal job would be. And she said it’s the one she’s already good at: Being hot.
Elisabetta Canalis says she and George Clooney have both moved on, and she wishes him the best. (From “Access Hollywood” on Thursday, September 29th, 2011)
Former Hugh Hefner girlfriend, Holly Madison has just insured her breasts with Lloyd’s of London for one million dollars. Madison, 31, said she did it to protect herself and others who appear in her Las Vegas production, Peepshow. “I’ve heard about people getting body parts insured and I thought, why not?, because if anything happened to my boobs, I’d be out for a few months and I’d probably be out a million dollars,” she said. “I thought I’d cover my assets.”
Former Governor and “Terminator” star, Arnold Schwarzenegger has commissioned a series of bronze statues to be constructed as himself in his prime physical time. The statues are in “heroic” scale and are roughly one-and-a-quarter times life size (8 feet). It’s being reported that Arnold is keeping “one for himself” while another will be sent to the Schwarzenegger museum in Thal, Austria.
Nine months ago, Albany, New York instituted a saggy pants ordinance. And according to reports, 187 citations have been issued and $3916.49 was earned in fines. First-time offenders pay $25; but your tab can be as high as $200 depending on how many times you have gotten a saggy pants ticket. Pants or skirts worn more than three inches below the top of the hips resulting in exposed skin or underwear. If you can’t, or just don’t want to pay the ticker, you can work it off by completing 40 hours of court assigned community service.
Earlier this year, the Obama campaign announced that if you donated $5 to his campaign, you’d be entered in a contest to have dinner with the president. And this week, they dropped it to $3. Jimmy Kimmel joked that having dinner with the president is now cheaper than buying a Hot Pocket.
Courtney Love is finally going to dish about her chaotic marriage to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in a new book she’s writing. She’ll also touch on her childhood, drug use and her relationship with daughter, Frances Bean. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Love is collaborating with author Anthony Bozza who co-wrote Slash and Tommy Lee’s “Tommy Land” on a book set for a fall 2012 release.
Russell Brand will be Rosie O’Donnell’s first guest when her new talk show premieres October 10th. O’Donnell’s show is shot in the Chicago Neighborhood studio long used by Winfrey for her daytime talk show until it ended in May.
An envelope filled with white powder was found near the set of “Dancing with the Stars”. Conan O’Brien joked that it’s the most suspicious package seen on set “since Chaz Bono wore tight jeans.”
Chris Isaak will guest host TCM soon. The singer will host Turner Classic Movies the week of Oct. 10 - 16.
Shania Twain’s accused stalker, Giovanni Palumbo, surprised everyone in court and entered a guilty plea while his beloved was testifying against him. Twain was in the process of detailing a series of “disturbing” letters and unwanted visits from Palumbo at her home. “Eileen [Twains real name], you can trust me,” said Palumbo in the middle of Twain’s live video testimony. “I am going to plead guilty” he said. “I’ve been offended too much, your honor,” added Palumbo, a former surgeon who was arrested in March for violating an order to remain 800 yards from her at all times. Palumbo most recently showed up at Toronto’s Juno Awards where Twain was being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.