A Proper Send Off

The Morning Roundup: Cyndi Lauper & 'Kinky Boots' Win At Tony Awards, Simon Cowell Egged, 'Purge' Tops Box Office

June 10th, 2013 10:53am EDT
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Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 2013 Tony Awards, where Broadway musical Kinky Boots was the big winner after landing several top prizes. The play is based on a 2005 film about a factory worker and his drag queen business partner. It won Best Musical. The show also won for Best Actor, Best Orchestrations, Best Choreography and Best Sound Design. Cyndi Lauper, who wrote the music and lyrics for the show, won the Tony for Best Original Score, making her the first woman ever to garner a solo win in the composing category. (story)

Tony Awards Photos: see Scarlett Johansson, Sienna Miller, Jon Cryer, Anna Kendrick and More! (story)

Kim Kardashian may not get her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (they sell-- er, give-- them to reality TV stars), but she did get immortalized by a sculptor who gets attention by creating nude pregnant statues of stars who are pregnant or in the actual birthing process. The new piece is a 'fertility statue' and was created to defend the socialite from the "hurtful words of the media." "I'm stripping [her] of the details people get stuck on, so they can see the beauty," the artist said. (story)

Could Paris Jackson's suicide attempt have had something to do with the upcoming fourth anniversary of her father's death? Actually, there were many things that led her to try, but despite the seriousness of the attempt, numerous reports say she really didn't want to actually succeed in killing herself. (story)

Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler -- who is also one of the most hated sports stars in the country, tied the knot in a secret ceremony in Tennessee over the weekend. (story)

Simon Cowell was pelted with eggs (well, just one actually) by a former contestant on "Britain's Got Talent." The former wannabe, who was ousted early last season, showed up disguised as a violin player for a duo who were performing on the show, when she whipped out a carton of eggs and started hurling them at the judge. She has now become a folk legend amongst reality competion show cast-offs (story)

Despite mostly negative reviews, home invasion flick "The Purge" topped the box office, making 1200% of its budget over its opening weekend and landing in the green, which is no small feat for summer movies. Perhaps keeping hush-hush about the fact that overrated director M. Night Shyamalan directed it had something to do with its success. But will the success fix Shyamalan's reputation? (story)

Highly anticipated Superman re-boot "Man Of Steel" is set to hit theaters this weekend. Check out five fun facts about it's star, Henry Cavill. (story)

Pamela Anderson is 45 and is in fantastic shape, showing off both her natural and man-made curves in the June issue of Vogue Brazil. She leaves very little to the imagination in the gravity-defying photoshoot. (story)

Today's Amanda Bynes Update:

Amanda's parents are reportedly beginning to fear the worst outcome for their daughter. Amanda accuses them of stealing some of her fortune and would rather see them in the poor house than help them out. (story)

And that crush she had a few weeks ago on rapper/singer Drake? Well, not so much anymore. She even blasted him and called him ugly. Now she's after Miley Cyrus's ex, Liam Hemsworth (as if that would happen). (story)

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