The new season of “Dancing with the Stars” began last night and Maria Menounos told her dance partner Derek Hough that she’s not used to doing girly things, like dancing. She said she’s basically a guy . . . but with breasts.
Jimmy Kimmel talked about last night’s premiere of “Dancing with the Stars.” He joked that one day, one of the “stars” on the show could turn out to be an actual star.
On Friday, the Oprah Winfrey Network announced that Rosie O’Donnell’s talk show was cancelled due to six months of low ratings. Yesterday, Donald Trump called into “Fox and Friends” and made fun of her. They’ve been feuding for six years. Donald said that “Rosie fails at everything.”
Rosie posted a video on YouTube explaining what happened, and telling her fans not to be angry at Oprah. She said there just weren’t enough viewers. Rosie O’Donnell wasn’t the only one to get the axe on Monday at OWN. Sources say that 30 people in 3 departments (1/5th of her staff) were let go…including 2 high level executives.
Looks like Ashton Kutcher is headed to space! Sir Richard Branson announced in a blog post Monday that the “Two and a Half Men” star has signed up to be Virgin Galactic’s 500th “future astronaut.” While Branson’s spaceships are “in the final stages of testing” the ships are not ready quite yet. Branson says he won’t fly until everything is as safe as it can be…especially since he and his kids will be on the first flight.
MTV has ordered a yet another season of “Jersey Shore,” with production set to begin this summer. Last season “Jersey Shore” was the No. 1 cable series in the 12-34 demo and, when DVR replays are included, the show averaged 7.9 million total viewers. You can bet one focus of the show in its 6th season will be on how the pregnant Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi deals with impending motherhood.
Actress, Kathy Bates will guest star on “Two And A Half Men” as the ghost of Charlie Sheen’s character, Charlie Harper. Bates, as Harper, returns from Hell to visit Alan in the hospital after he suffers a heart attack. Poor Alan, he’s already been in the hospital once this season for a breakdown with Gary Busey as his roommate. Now a heart attack? Poor Alan. The episode is slated to air on April 30th.
Glad to see Demi Moore back working again, but her photos for the Helena Rubinstein 2012 ad campaign has photoshopped her so much, she’s almost unrecognizable. They not only erased every line and wrinkle, but they even did away with her tan. Demi Moore is beautiful enough. Why turn her into a porcelain android?
Lifetime is going to film an updated version of the movie, “Steel Magnolias” with an all black cast. This time around the movie will star Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, Jill Scott, Adepero Oduye and Rashad’s daughter, Condola Rashad.
The co-founder of Red Bull died on Saturday. Conan O’Brian said the funeral will be “an all-nighter followed by a hellacious midterm.”
Judge Elizabeth Allen White declared a mistrial in Nicollette Sheridan‘s wrongful termination suit against ABC Studios and ABC Entertainment on Monday. The judge took her action after the 12-person jury came back to court unable to resolve their 8-4 deadlock that carried over from last week. Lawyers will meet April 13th to determine another trial date. The jury foreman told the court that the 8-4 split in the civil case was in Sheridan’s favor.
Halle Berry was seen checking out pre-schools in France for her 4 year old daughter, Nahla. Halle wants to move to France with her fiance Olivier Martinez and Nahla to escape the paparazzi that dogs her in the states. Nahla’s father, Gabriel Aubry is fighting the move, claiming it’s bad for Nahla to sever meaningful contact with him. The judge has yet to rule on the move.
Jon Hamm got a chance to take back what he said about reality tv “stars” but instead he double downed on his comments that he made in a recent issue of “Elle” Magazine while talking to Matt Lauer on Monday. Kim Kardashian, in particular, had taken exception to his remarks that “stupidity is being celebrated” and that “being a f–king idiot is a valuable commodity.” Kim tweeted that his comments were careless. Hamm stood his ground and responded, “I don’t think they were careless; I think they were accurate. It’s a part of our culture that I certainly don’t identify with, and I don’t really understand the appeal of it other than in a sort of car crash sensibility, and it’s not something that I partake in or enjoy, but it is what it is, and here we are.”
Jessica Alba, 30, has added “author” into her string of accomplishments. Her book, called The Honest Life, is a how-to handbook based on her mission of creating a natural, non-toxic life for her family. “I’m not extreme. This book is for people who are in the middle but want to create a healthier life, like me.” she says. The book will offer tips on how to create a non-toxic home, from design tips to some of Alba’s favorite family recipes. The Honest Life will be published in early 2013 by Rodale.
The daughter of President Barack Obama is spending her spring-break in the historic Mexican city of Oaxaca in the company of 12 friends! The young tourists, including 13-year-old Malia Obama, are staying at a downtown hotel in this city famous for its well-preserved Native American traditions. Malia and her friend are guarded by 25 US Secret Service agents as well as the Mexican police.