Will Ferrell showed up on “Conan” last night dressed as his character from “Anchorman,” Ron Burgundy. He announced in character that he and Paramount have reached an agreement to make a sequel.
It’s a done deal. “Anchorman 2″ is a go! You’re either excited or wondering what this world is coming too… According to Deadline.com Will Ferrell is set to return as anchorman Ron Burgundy in the sequel to the 2004 film. Returning with him are director/writer Adam McKay, Steve Carell and Paul Rudd. No word yet about whether or not Christina Applegate will return as Veronica Corningstone.
Rihanna was promoting “Battleship” at a press conference in London yesterday, when a reporter asked her if Ashton Kutcher might be coming over to England to spend some time with her. The reporter was alluding to rumors that Rihanna and Ashton are dating, and Rihanna wasn’t thrilled with the question.
Clay Aiken may have started a feud with Rihanna when he was on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” Tuesday. Here’s what he said when they asked him to name a pop singer who wouldn’t make it past the first round on “American Idol.”
Star magazine is reporting that actress Megan Fox and her husband, Brian Austin Green, are expecting a child together. While this would be Fox’s first baby, Green has a 10-year-old son with ex and fellow “Beverly Hills 90210″ star Vanessa Marcil. Fox recently told Cosmopolitan magazine that she and Green would be ready for children soon. “I want at least two, probably three,” she said. “I’ve always been maternal.”
Julia Roberts’ new “Snow White” reboot “Mirror Mirror” opens tomorrow. She plays the queen, and obviously the story is partly about vanity. But Julia says she doesn’t like plastic surgery. Here she is explaining why she won’t have anything done to her face. (–She wants her kids to be able to read her facial cues.)
Lindsay Lohan vows … she will NEVER again step foot in front of another judge. Lindsay was on break at the L.A. County morgue Wednesday — where she officially completed her community service obligation — when she vowed to stay clear of all courtrooms for the rest of her life. As for her big post-probation celebration tonight — Lindsay said she plans to grab dinner with her sister, and that’s about it. Lindsay also says she doesn’t plan to see her intrepid lawyer Shawn Holley very often after today’s hearing — but adds, Shawn “is still a good person in my life. She’s been there for me.”
Lindsay Lohan is having to jump through hoops to get a Canadian work permit to shoot a movie that could get her career back on track. Lindsay has been cast as Liz Taylor in the Lifetime movie, “Liz and Dick,” which will be shot in Toronto. However, with Lindsay’s 2 DUIs and a theft conviction on her record, Canada isn’t too happy to let sorts of her kind in the country. Lindsay is to be in court this morning where Judge Stephanie Sautner is expected to take Lindsay off probation for her Beverly Hills DUI case. If all goes well, the results of today’s court hearing could make her troubles with the border melt away.
Lindsay Lohan is coming to network TV. She’s guest starring on “Glee.” Conan joked that she plays a new student . . . and all the other students think she’s a 45-year-old narc.
Amy Winehouse didn’t have a will when she died last year, and according to documents, the singer’s fortune will go to her parents. The British songstress left behind an estate worth 2.94 million pounds ($4.66 million). Probate documents show Winehouse left behind assets totaling more than 4.25 million pounds ($6.7 million), with 2.94 million pounds ($4.66 million) remaining after debts and taxes. The documents list father Mitch Winehouse as administrator of the singer’s estate. Nothing goes to her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, whom she divorced in 2009. Winehouse struggled for years with drug and alcohol abuse. The 27-year-old soul diva was found dead in bed on July 23, 2011, at her London home. An inquest found she died of accidental alcohol poisoning. The Grammy winner left behind never-before-released music, which turned up on the album, “Lioness: Hidden Treasures, in December.
“So You Think You Can Dance” will premiere Thursday, May 24th/8pm with a 2 hr premiere. Cat Deeley returns as host with Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as regular judges.
“Hell’s Kitchen” debuts at 8pm on Tuesday, May 29th. Starting on June 4th, the show will air twice a week on Mondays and Tuesdays. “MasterChef” will also debut on Tuesday, May 29 at 9pm.
“Hotel Hell” which is basically “Kitchen Nightmares” for hotels, begins airing Monday, June 4th at 8pm. Ramsay will stay in gross hotels in San Diego, CA; Coeur D’Alene, ID; Cambridge, NY; Milford, PA; and Windsor, VT, and then help the managers fix the many problems plaguing their businesses.
Robin Gibb, one of the three brothers comprising the singing group, “The Bee Gees” has undergone emergency intestinal surgery. Gibb, 62, had the surgery Monday to remove a blood clot in his colon that had caused a perforation. This followed earlier surgery for a twisted intestine.
Just as Tiger Woods is his groove back, three of his former porn actress flings are releasing a new X-rated movie based on their bedtime stories with the sex-crazed golfer. Devon James, Holly Sampson and Joslyn James are starring in “3 Mistresses: Notorious Tales of the World’s Greatest Golfer,” which is slated to be released April 3rd, the day after Woods is set to tee off in the Masters. In the movie, the women are together for an in-depth Q&A session about Woods, which includes explicit discussions about his sexual tastes and on-screen demonstrations of what the golf legend is like in the sack.
First Lady Michelle Obama will be making a couple more appearances on television in the next week or so. Next Tuesday and then the following week, she will appear on the NBC show, “The Biggest Loser”. In part one, the contestants actually get to take a trip to the White House after they see a video of Michelle inviting them to come for a visit. When they arrive, they will be reunited with their loved ones. On part Two, the First Lady will actually welcome them to the White House and remind them how their behavior influences what their kids do. Then they will all work out together.
American Idol alum, Clay Aiken talked a little smack about Rhianna on Tuesday night while talking about the current state of the music industry. When asked which pop singer today wouldn’t make it past the first round of auditions on
“American Idol,” Aiken was taken aback … because, according to him, it’s too hard to pick just one! “There’s too many, I’ve stopped listening to them because they can’t sing” he said, before ultimately deciding on Rihanna … because she
has “some pitch problems.” While on the show, Clay also revealed that he’s had some work done on his face (some!)…he was having some work done on his jaw because of TMJ and so he had them suck the fat out under his chine while they
were in there.
After much fanfare, the big Queen performance featuring American Idol alum Adam Lambert at Sonisphere 2012 isn’t going to happen. The music festival has apparently been canceled. Festival organizers are expected to release an official statement sometime today. Aside from Queen and Lambert’s performance, the festival’s bill also included Kiss, Incubus, The Darkness and Evanescence. Adam Lambert’s new album Trespassing is due out May 15th.