Anderson Cooper had Sarah Burge on his show yesterday. She’s known as the ‘Human Barbie’ for having the record for most plastic surgeries. She also gives her 8 year old daughter vouchers for plastic surgery as presents, and wanted to give her daughter Botox so she’d sweat less in beauty pageants. Burge was explaining herself, but Anderson stopped her . . . and kicked her off the show. Sarah’s explanation was that you don’t see Beyoncé sweating onstage, and she wanted to oversee her daughter getting Botox. Anderson said he had “nothing more to talk to [her] about” . . . called her “dreadful” . . . then kicked her off the show.
The “American Idol” finale was last night. It came down to Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips, and at the end the vote went to Phillip. There were 132 million total votes cast, which was a new record for the show. Phillip Phillips is finally stepping up to take care of his health. The “American Idol” winner will undergo kidney surgery in Georgia after completing his publicity duties following the season finale. He’s been suffering from pain and kidney problems all season but has declined to leave the competition to have surgery. Depending on his recovery, he may miss one or two dates at the start of the “American Idol” tour this summer. Before the winner was announced last night, the audience heard from former contestants Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo, who began dating after they left the show. And Ace chose that moment to propose to Diana right on the stage.
Justin Bieber graduated from high school last month. But he didn’t get to have a traditional ceremony. So Ellen gave him one yesterday. Here she is telling him that in order to survive on his own he’ll need a strong character, a good business sense . . . and a pair of suspenders. And while fans are counting the days until Justin Bieber’s new album, “Believe” is released, the tickets for his tour have already gone on pre-sale for his fan club members. General public ticket sales begin June 1st. Carly Rae Jepsen will tour as opening act through January. The tour begins September 29th in Glendale, Arizona and will hit 45 cities before wrapping up in Miami, Florida on January 26th, 2013 at the American Airlines Arena. A number of VIP packages will also be offered on the upcoming tour. In addition to great seats, VIP packages can include Meet & Greets and photo opportunities with Justin Bieber, autographed memorabilia, exclusive VIP merchandise and much more! For more information on VIP packages, please visit www.aeglive.com. $1.00 from each ticket will be donated to Pencils of Promise, a charity which works to build schools and increase educational opportunities in the developing world. The goal is to build 15 schools around the world for needy children. Details at www.pencilsofpromise.com
While she scored a $15 million dollar payday, Britney Spears still has a number of backstage requests for her appearance on “X Factor” as a judge. According to sources, the pop star requires six 24-pack cases of Diet Coke, 10 snack-sized bags of Doritos, 10 pieces of chicken, four pints of potato salad, and 12 Snickers bars backstage for her and her team every week! She’d also like 12 vases of magnolia blossoms for her dressing room, 34 Herve Leger dresses, and a beauty team consisting of a personal manicurist, a facialist and a massage therapist! Britney has been asking a lot of questions about the process and is seeking advice from Simon Cowell about how she can be the best judge possible…can’t wait to see the premiere.
“Biggest Loser” trainer, Jillian Michaels just had a new challenge dropped on her. Michaels and partner Heidi Rhoades have welcomed two new babies to their home. Jillian recently brought home 2-year-old daughter Lukensia from Haiti after a lengthy adoption process, while Rhoades gave birth to their newborn son Phoenix on May 3rd….and it all coincidentally happened in the same week. “We’re swimming in babies over here!” says Michaels who says she doesn’t want to miss a moment of their growing up.
Will Smith talked about Josh Brolin playing a younger version of Agent K, Tommy Lee Jones’ character. Will said Josh is a “fantastic, wonderful image” of the “young K.” Josh Brolin talked about how he got Tommy Lee Jones’ character down so well. He said he watched the first movie “45 or 50 times.” He also said he declined when they first offered him the part . . . because Will Smith and Tommy’s characters were such an iconic duo.
Celine Dion is selling her regal Montreal estate for $29 million. Her and hubby Rene Angelil’s 19-acre, private island retreat is located approximately 15 minutes outside of Montreal, Quebec, and accessible only by helicopter or gated bridge. The mansion has four floors, six bedrooms, 6 full baths and 3 half bathrooms, tall ceilings, marble floors, balconies, a library, a game room and wine cellar with tasting room just to mention a few…. The 24,000 square foot French Normandy-style chateau also features his and her master bedroom suites with a separate wing just for the couple’s three children, René-Charles, 11, and twins Eddy and Nelson, 19 months. The asking price includes all the furniture, artwork, rugs, linens, china, glassware and flatware.
Speaking of selling real estate, Kelsey Grammer is selling the California mansion he once shared with ex-wife Camille Donatacci. The Holmby Hills estate is listed for $18 million dollars. The home is 10,500 square feet features a media room, dining room, gourmet chef’s kitchen and gym. The property also boasts a pool, wine cellar, library, six-car motor court and four-car garage. Kelsey and his fourth wife, Kayte Walsh, recently purchased a six-bedroom Beverly Hills mansion for $6.5 million
“Dancing With The Stars” winner, Donald Driver knows exactly where he’s going to display his hard-earned Mirror Ball trophy….right next to his Vince Lombardi trophy that sits on his desk in his office. Driver, a wide receiver who helped lead the Green Bay Packers to victory during Super Bowl XLV in 2011, added that he’s still in shock over being the winner. Driver credits his dancing partner, Peta Murgatroyd for making him more flexible which he says will help him this football season.
Snooki says she’s going to have a baby boy! She says she and fiance Jionni LaValle are deciding between two names, Lorenzo or Jionni Jr. Snooki says she’s past craving pickles and has moved onto cold treats like Italian ices. She also says she’s turning over a new leaf. “I’m not going to party hard anymore, even after the baby is born,” Snooki says. “Being a mom changes you.”
Lane Garrison has plead “not guilty” to misdemeanor domestic violence for allegedly hitting his ex-girlfriend in the face during a fight last month. He’s been in jail since the incident on April 22nd. He’s scheduled to be let out on $50,000 bail on June 29th. A pretrial hearing has been set for July 11th.
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake have announced plans to work on a professional project together. Biel, 30, will produce and star in the upcoming film “The Devil in the Deep Blue Sea”, and Timberlake, 31, will compose the music for the soundtrack. The movie, which will also star Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Chloe Grace Moretz, is scheduled to begin filming later this year.
You’re going to see First lady Michelle Obama just about everywhere on Tuesday. She’s taking to the tube to promote her new book, “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America.” Proceeds will benefit the National Park Foundation. Michelle is booked to appear on “Good Morning America”, “The View” and that evening, on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart”.