Johnny Depp buys Amber Heard Ernest Hemingway book for birthday

April 25th, 2014 4:20am EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp splashed out $210,000 on a limited-edition book for Amber Heard's birthday.
The 50-year-old actor forked out on the massive sum on a rare Ernest Hemingway short story collection called 'In Our Time' to mark his fiancée's 28th birthday on Tuesday (04.22.14).
The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star also bought his literature-loving partner several 18th Century poetry books and a leather-bound diary, taking the grand total of his expenditure up to $235,000.
A source told The Sun newspaper: "Johnny's head-over-heels in love with Amber and isn't scared of grand gestures to show just how ...

Harry Styles has bird poo facials to clear acne

April 25th, 2014 4:20am EDT
Harry Styles
Harry Styles has been having bird poo facials.
The One Direction star has been having droppings rubbed onto his face as part of an intensive course of treatments, traditionally known in Japan as the Geisha facial, in a desperate bid to clear up his acne before the group's world tour begins.
A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "Harry's been having a bird poo facial everyday in the run-up to the tour. He doesn't want to be as spotty as he's been in the past. He's really struggled with his skin over the years."
It's thought Harry heard about the unusual treatment - made with powdered exc...

Mariah Carey spends $47,000-a-year on dog grooming

April 25th, 2014 4:20am EDT
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey spends $47,000-a year-grooming her pet dogs.
The '#Beautiful' hitmaker - who is worth around $487 million - regularly pampers her eight pet pooches by booking them into canine salons and gets them the best animal treatments so they look their best and are happy.
A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "Mariah pays for all the spa therapies herself and doesn't expect any special treatment. Only her dogs get that.
"While prices start at $67 for a simple trim, other treatments are extra and Mariah's dogs really seem to enjoy their wraps and full body massages.
"She pays for h...

Model files $11m lawsuit against 50 Cent

April 25th, 2014 4:20am EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent has been hit with an $11 million lawsuit from a model who has accused him of ruining her career.
Sally Ferreira claims the 38-year-old rapper lost her work and caused her emotional distress by branding her a "thirsty video b**ch" on Instagram.
The 'Candy Shop' hitmaker took to his account after photographs from a music video shoot for 'Big Rich Town', which was shot on board a train in The Bronx, New York, on March 23, were leaked online.
The photos showed 50 up close and personal with Ms Ferreira, which led to speculation that the pair were dating.
The rapper, real name Curtis J...

Julia Roberts' Erin Brockovich lingerie up for sale

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Julia Roberts
Lingerie Julia Roberts wore as Erin Brockovich on the big screen is set to be auctioned.

The custom-made black silicone gel bra and panties the actress wore as the legal eagle in the 2000 movie is going on sale through auction house Nate D. Sanders Auctions next week (beg29Apr14).

Roberts' Brockovich Ultimo Miracle Solutions Plunge Bra immediately became a bestseller after the movie hit theatres. It brought the actress a lot of luck - she went on to win a Best Actress Oscar for the role.

Bidding for the lingerie will start at $1,665 (£991).

Broadway actor Ray Fisher joins Man of Steel sequel

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Man of Steel
Broadway actor Ray Fisher has been tapped to play superhero Cyborg in the highly-anticipated Man Of Steel sequel.

The stage actor, who starred as boxing great Muhammad Ali in Fetch Clay, Make Man on the Great White Way last year (13), is making his big screen debut in director Zack Snyder's as-yet-untitled film featuring Batman and Superman.

Fisher's role of Cyborg, the half-man, half-machine superhero, does not have a large part in the upcoming movie, but it is set to expand in the future as bosses at Warner Bros. and DC Comics plan to adapt more films related to The Justice League.


Seth Meyers to host 2014 Emmy Awards

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Seth Meyers
Comedian Seth Meyers has been tapped to host the 2014 Emmy Awards this summer (14).

Just months after kicking off his own U.S. late night talk show, the former Saturday Night Live star has more to celebrate as he was chosen to serve as presenter for the annual television prizegiving on Thursday (24Apr14).

This marks Meyers' first time as host of the Emmys, but he has previously compered the 2010 and 2011 ESPY Awards and the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner.

Meyers, who was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people on Thursday morning, follows in the footsteps of fell...

James Earl Jones returning to Broadway

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
James Earl Jones
Veteran actor James Earl Jones is heading back to Broadway in the revival of classic play You Can't Take It With You.

The 87-year-old Tony winner will return to the Great White Way this autumn (14) in the 1936 comedy written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman.

Jones is reportedly set to play the role of Grandpa Vanderhof, the head of the Sycamore family which butts heads with rival clan the Kirbys over a real estate dispute.

The Star Wars icon last appeared on Broadway in 2012's The Best Man revival, for which he earned his fourth Tony nomination for Best Leading Actor.

The upcoming pro...

Carl Reiner and Sid Caesar to be honoured at L.A. Jewish Film Festival

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Carl Reiner
Veteran actor Carl Reiner and his late comedian pal Sid Caesar will be honoured at the upcoming Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival.

The 92-year-old Ocean's Eleven star will be given the lifetime achievement prize, while his colleague Caesar will be remembered in a special memorial tribute on the opening night of the ninth annual event on 1 May (14).

TV icon Caesar, who passed away in February at the age of 91, will be honoured with a screening of the 1973 documentary Ten From Your Show of Shows, which is a compilation of skits from his 1950s variety programme, on which Reiner served as a wr...

Miley Cyrus pulled off real Hannah Montana stunt before making it big

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Miley Cyrus
Pop star Miley Cyrus' channeled her inner Hannah Montana by busking on the street in disguise shortly before her Disney show took off.

The Wrecking Ball hitmaker played a teenager living a double life of student by day and pop star by night in the hit kids show, and her elder sister Brandi recalls one final Los Angeles street performance before her sibling became an overnight sensation.

Brandi recalls, "Miley had just gotten Hannah Montana, so she got this crazy idea that she wanted to sit outside of Starbucks in our neighbourhood, unrecognised (for the last time), and play her guitar, wi...