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Springsteen Has A New Passion

August 29th, 2014 8:17am EDT
Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen is the latest celebrity to add author to his resume. The rocker is turning his 2009 track "Outlaw Pete" into a children's book.

The singer and cartoonist Frank Caruso are teaming up to transform the tune into a story book that is expected to be released in November.

Caruso explained: "When Bruce wrote Outlaw Pete he didn't just write a great song, he created a great character. The first time I heard the song this book played out in my head.

"Like Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, Dorothy Gale and, for me, even Popeye, Outlaw Pete cuts deep into the folklore of our country and weav...
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Katie Couric Alleges That Diane Sawyer Gave Sexual Favors To Get Top Stories

August 28th, 2014 10:59pm EDT
Katie Couric
Katie Couric once accused fellow newswoman Diane Sawyer of trading sexual favors to get big stories, according to a new book by journalist Sheila Weller, who tells all in her new book "The News Sorority."

The 471-page tome chronicles careers of high-profile newswomen Couric, Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour, revealing some juicy details about the three women.

One of those little details is that Couric once made a comment about Sawyer giving oral sex to land an interview with a 57-year-old woman who had just given birth to twins.

"I wonder who she blew this time to get it," Couric reportedl...
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Britney Spears Dumps Boyfriend David Lucado After Cheating Video Surfaces

August 28th, 2014 10:11pm EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears is single again after dumping boyfriend David Lucado, which she confirmed via Twitter on Thursday.

The singer split from Lucado after finding out that he cheated on her earlier this month, something evidenced in a new video that's being shopped around, according to TMZ.com.

The video shows Lucado dancing and making out with another woman, and Britney ended the relationship when she found out about the existence of the tape, which was shot earlier this month.

A rep for the singer confirmed the news to Us Weekly; and E! News reports that she's "heartbroken."

"She is in Vega...
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Shakira Confirms Pregnancy Number Two

August 28th, 2014 7:08pm EDT
Shakira
Shakira has confirmed that she's pregnant with her second child. The Latina superstar and her boyfriend Gerard Pique already have a son, 18-month-old Milan.

The singer reveals the news in the upcoming Mexican issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.

"Yes, I'm pregnant," she announces.

Shakira and soccer star Pique have been dating since 2010.

Earlier this year, the pop star told fans she wanted to expand her family, saying: "If it weren't because of my music projects, I would be pregnant already."
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Newly Married Brad Pitt Attends 'Fury' Photocall In England

August 28th, 2014 6:34pm EDT
Newly Married Brad Pitt Attends 'Fury' Photocall In England
We can't help but wonder - did Brad Pitt have a mustache in his wedding photos? The actor tied the knot with Angelina Jolie in France last weekend, and he showed up to a photocall for "Fury" today sporting tussled hair and a mustache. Maybe he grew the facial hair over the past five days?

Pitt posed in front of a Sherman tank at the Bovington Tank Museum in Bovington, England. "Fury" stars Pitt, Logan Lerman, and Jon Bernthal. It centers on Wardaddy (Pitt), a sergeant who commands a five-man team that must take its Sherman tank named Fury on a dangerous mission during World War II. "Fury" ...
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Beyonce's Dad Has An Interesting Take On Daughter's Divorce Rumors

August 28th, 2014 5:22pm EDT
Beyonce's Dad Claims Divorce Rumors Were A Publicity Stunt
If you want to sell concert tickets, create a dramatic story and leak it to the media, according to Beyonce's father Mathew Knowles.

The pop star's father/former manager claims that speculation her marriage to Jay Z was in trouble was created specifically to create interest about their joint tour.

Knowles told Texas radio station 104.1 KRBE, "I know, because we've done this from experience. There's a tour going on, so you sometimes have to ignite that tour. It's called a Jedi mind trick. The Jedi mind trick fools you a lot at time."

Last week, Beyonce's mother Tina told TMZ.com that "eve...
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New Photos: A Gorgeous Emma Stone Promotes 'Birdman' At The Venice Film Festival & Lots More!

August 28th, 2014 4:59pm EDT
New Photos: A Gorgeous Emma Stone Promotes 'Birdman' At The Veni
Emma Stone stole the show at the opening of the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday night, wearing a long emerald green gown by Valentino with a plunging neckline to the premiere of her latest film, "Birdman."

The actress hit the red carpet alongside co-stars Michael Keaton, Edward Norton and Amy Ryan.

"I learned more in this movie than anything I've ever done," the actress said in a press conference before the premiere. "As you're watching the movie you are inside Riggan's (Keaton) head. You have no idea if these people are actually having these conversations or if they're a figment of his...
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New Interview With 'Sopranos' Creator David Chase Reveals That Tony Soprano Might Still Be Alive. Or Not

August 28th, 2014 4:09pm EDT
James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in The Sopranos
Sopranos creator David Chase would like it if people stopped asking him whether or not Tony Soprano dies at the end of the series.

Chase, who created the show, gets asked constantly what the ending means, and on Wednesday website Vox.com published an interview with Chase in which he said that Soprano wasn't killed in that final scene.

"No he isn't [dead]," Chase said when he was asked, point blank.

But despite appearing to say Soprano lives on, Chase's publicist has scuttled the report.

"A journalist for Vox misconstrued what David Chase said in their interview. To simply quote David as...
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Jimmy Kimmel Reunites Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow For Hilarious 'Friends' Skit

August 28th, 2014 3:02pm EDT
Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel staged half of a "Friends" reunion on his late night talk show Wednesday night, when he had Jennifer Aniston on as his guest to promote her new film, "Life of Crime."

The host pulled out a pair of scripts he wrote, explained to her what fan fiction is and then asked her to read the scene with him.

The actress reluctantly agreed, at which point the main stage curtain was opened to reveal a full recreation of the hit 90s show's set.

"I actually spent $80,0000 making it," Jimmy told her.

The two sat at the kitchen table and while Aniston got into character as Rachel, Kimmel pl...
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Charlie Hunnam To Play King Arthur?

August 28th, 2014 2:29pm EDT
Charlie Hunnam To Play King Arthur?
"Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam is in talks to play the title role in director Guy Ritchie's upcoming film, "Knights Of The Roundtable: King Arthur."

According to TheWrap.com, the TV star is in final negotiations to join the film.

Idris Elba, who co-starred with Hunnam in "Pacific Rim," will play a knight named Bedivere who trains Arthur for battle.

Hunnam made headlines last year after dropping out of the highly anticipated film "Fifty Shades of Grey" about an S&M romance between a college student and a billionaire. The actor blamed his intense TV filming schedule for the decision...
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