NEW YORK - Lee Daniels had so much faith in Mariah Carey's acting that when the director's first choice to play a dowdy, no-nonsense social worker -- Oscar-winner Helen Mirren -- backed out, he quickly asked Carey to step in.
But Daniels was well aware that in hiring Mariah Carey , the actress, he was also likely to get Mariah Carey , the diva -- a high-maintenance sideshow that would include an entourage of makeup artists, assistants, publicists and other… Continue
OK, we get it: T-Pain really has no problem with Jay-Z.
The Auto-Tune star took aim at the legendary MC earlier this month while DJ'ing in Las Vegas, rebelling against the rapper's hit "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" in an explicit tirade. A day later, though, he backed away from his comments during a radio interview, claiming he'd just been trying to get clarification from Jay-Z about whether the song was about him or not.
A massive undersea earthquake in the Pacific generated a tidal wave that hit Samoa yesterday, destroying tourist resorts and killing up to 100 people.
There were unconfirmed reports of large numbers of casualties in at least three obliterated villages, as well as numerous missing fishermen.
The wave hit the island chain, which includes American Samoa and Independent Samoa, when people were heading to work and kids were walking to… Continue
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's relationship is dead and gone.
After a rocky three-year run, the couple has reportedly called it quits, Us Weekly reports in its latest issue. And it was the "SexyBack" singer who is said to have ended things over the phone "about a month ago."
While in New York in September to show his William Rast clothing line at Fashion Week, Timberlake was "clearly on the hunt," snitches a… Continue
An Army Reserves soldier suspected of stabbing a stranger to death outside the city's main post office before killing himself claimed in a suicide note that he acted in self-defense.
Sir'mone McCaulla, 28, posted the rambling, self-pitying note on his MySpace page and e-mailed it to his mother before he took his own life in the tub of his ex-girlfriend's Philadelphia apartment.
"Not gonna lie didn't mean to kill him just wanted to stop… Continue
A career crook awaiting trial on numerous robbery counts escaped from Manhattan Supreme Court in broad daylight Wednesday - apparently by masquerading as a lawyer, sources said.
Ronald Tackman, who turns 55 on Thursday, has been on the lam since 9:15 a.m., and his real lawyer warned he'll be hard to catch.
"I don't know where he is, but he's a very intelligent man," said Tackman's lawyer, Joseph Heinzmann.
Tackman, who was charged… Continue
MediaTakeOut.com just learned of an EXPLOSIVE REPORT!!! Word is that Kanye West and Lady Gaga's much anticipated tour may be called off. According to an extremely reliable source who is close to Ye, the tour may be can cancelled - with an announcement as EARLY AS TOMORROW!!!
What happened, you ask? It's not yet clear - all we know is that it's LADY GAGA who wants out, not Kanye!!!
Now the final decision to pull out hasn't yet been… Continue
Last Spring, actress Kirstie Alley came out publicly saying she wanted to get at Jamie Foxx. And to our surprise, Jamie publicly admitted that he was interested in Kirstie.
Fast forward to now. Look at the mess that Kirstie’s been putting on her Twitter page. Jamie must be putting it ON HER!!!
I hadda acknowlege this..yes PEOPLE are calling us JAIMSTIE and KIRSTMIE...LOL...YOU ROCK...
THINK OF THE CHILDREN! First, Jenny Slate fuck bombed us all on SNL this past weekend, and now a giant bare vagina made an appearance on So You Think You Can Dance last night (see above NSFWish). No, Ryan Gaycrest was not a guest judge. An actual vagina popped out on stage when a dancer invited us into her carniceria during her audition. I KNOW! Our pure eyes have been tainted. We should have never boarded… Continue
Celebs often suffer the indignity of duplicating -- as in wearing the same thing as another famous person -- but with a hotel bellman? Rihanna emerged from her Berlin hotel yesterday after raiding the employee… Continue
So it's Khloe's wedding day and she wants a straightforward 'do -- some curls, a few extensions, a little added volume -- no problem. That will be $4,500 please ... not including tip ... for a wedding that isn't even real.
According to her stylist Roy Arbib at Shampoo in LA, Khloe wanted to "keep it simple" ... so it's only natural that her wedding hair cost more than a used Honda -- or $4,500 to be exact. And that didn't include the $500 tip she… Continue
The honeymoon is over for Fred Durst and his wife of three months, Esther Nazarov.
The couple, who wed in Las Vegas, has decided to go their separate ways.
"For those of you inquiring I will confirm that Esther and I have decided to go our seperate ways and we both thank you for your support," the Limp Bizkit frontman wrote Monday on Twitter. "Thank you all SO much for your concern and extremely kind words. Sincerely. We remain very… Continue
MARIETTA, Georgia - A small group of homeless sex offenders have set up camp in densely wooded area behind a suburban Atlanta office park, directed there by probation officers who say it's a place of last resort for those with nowhere else to go.
The nine sex offenders live in tents surrounding a makeshift fire pit in the trees behind a towering "no trespassing" sign, waiting out their probation sentences as they face numerous living restrictions… Continue