Dirt Alert: Friday, 12/19/14

Brad Pitt Reports For Jury Duty

BRAD PITT is a fine American. The UK’s Daily Mail reports the A-lister showed up for jury duty last Friday and waited hours to be dismissed. Sources say the father of six actually wanted to serve on a short case, but was given his walking papers on the grounds that his fame would be too much of a distraction.

 

It Is On Between Rosie O’Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg

Lotsa shouting yesterday on “The View,” when WHOOPI GOLDBERG and ROSIE O’DONNELL went at each other and were screaming to get their points across.

The discussion was about President BARACK and First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA’s recent statements that they’ve been mistaken for the help and whether such instances are a product of racism or stupidity.

 

Kris And Bruce Jenner Are Officially Divorced

An L.A. county judge has signed the documents that finalized Kris and Bruce Jenner’s divorce.

The couple didn’t have a pre-nup but they agreed to let Kris have the house and then divided up the bank accounts and other assets.

Kris and Bruce first announced their split in June 2013 and Kris officially filed for divorce last September.

 

Stevie Wonder is A Dad!

Stevie Wonder and his girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn welcomed their baby daughter Nia.

The baby marks the couple’s second together.

This is the 9th child for Stevie Wonder, who has had children with 5 different women!

 

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Dirt Alert: Thursday, 12/18/14

 

Did Justin Bieber Get Turned Down Because He Looks Like Ellen DeGeneres in Real Life? 

JUSTIN BIEBER’s new, platinum hairdo isn’t helping his LOVE GAME.

The “New York Post” says Justin tried to hit on a woman at the Fresh Corn Grill in West Hollywood and she turned him down, saying he looks like ELLEN DEGENERES in person.

Justin wasn’t happy to hear that, obviously, but there’s no word if he said anything back to her.

 

Sony Has Canceled the Release of “The Interview” . . . And North Korea Really IS to Blame 

U.S. officials have determined that North Korea orchestrated the massive hack and release of sensitive documents.  And they’re calling the attack, quote, “far more destructive than any seen before on American soil.”

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S only statement so far is that people should still go to the movies.

But Sony pulled “The Interview” yesterday.  And they said they currently have no plans to release it in ANY format, including Video on Demand.

 

Celebs Chime-In On Sony’s Movie Move. . .

Sony’s announcement to cancel “The Interview” is widely seen as a cowardly, dangerous precedent to set.

The decision has set off a firestorm on Twitter….including tweets like this one from Rob Lowe…. “Wow. Everyone caved. The hackers won. An utter and complete victory for them. Wow.”…..and this one from Jimmy Kimmel:  “It’s an un-American act of cowardice that validates terrorist actions and sets a terrifying precedent.”

 

Kim Kardashian Has Accepted Offer To Hang With Saudi Royalty – For a Million Bucks!

It’s no secret that Kim Kardashian knows how to make money for doing nothing, so this isn’t too surprising.

Kim has accepted a $1-million-dollar offer to hang out with a royal from Saudi Arabia for one night in January.

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Dirt Alert: Wednesday, 12/17/14

Joey Fatone Says Jessica Biel is Pregnant 

It’s semi-official:  JESSICA BIEL is pregnant.  It’s only SEMI-official because the news comes from JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE’s former N’ SYNC bandmate JOEY FATONE.

He says, quote, “[Justin] told me a while ago, and I kept my mouth shut.  But now I can talk about it . . . Jessica is awesome, and Justin is a kid at heart.  [They'll have] fun.”

 

American Idol Loses Coke As A Major Sponsor!!

You can tell American Idol is on its way out because Coca-Cola just canceled their endorsement deal with the show after 13 seasons!!!

Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Fox is already negotiating deals with potential new sponsors…but hasn’t had any luck yet.

The 14th season of the show begins on January 7th.

 

Here Comes Bill Cosby Accuser #26 

A 26th woman has come forward to accuse BILL COSBY of sexual assault.  This woman says Cosby drugged her, stripped her, and assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008.

That’s recent enough that the statute of limitations has not run out . . . so Bill could conceivably be prosecuted for this one.

Meanwhile, KATHIE LEE GIFFORD says BILL COSBY tried to kiss her when they toured together in the 1970s, but she said no, and he respected that.

She also said that she never saw Bill exhibit the kind of behavior so many women are accusing him of, but she’s also not saying they’re lying.

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Dirt Alert: Tuesday, 12/16/14

A Quick One From The Rumor Mill

Is MILEY CYRUS in a “delicate condition?” Sources tell Life & Style magazine that the hot mess is carrying PATRICK SCHWARZENEGGER’s baby!!

The reason why the rumor has picked up so much steam is because Miley has supposedly given up drinking and smoking pot and may need help to stay sober for nine, long months.

 

Do You Love Brian Williams???

If you’re a fan of BRIAN WILLIAMS on the NBC Nightly News, you have a reason to celebrate –the network just renewed his contract, giving him a new long-term deal.

The Los Angeles Times sez the deal could be for as long as five years, with Brian getting  “as much as $10 million per year.”

Brian just recently celebrated his 10th year anchoring the news after TOM BROKAW’s exit.

 

Burt Reynolds Has Still Got It!!!

BURT REYNOLDS has still got it after all these years.

Yahoo.com reports the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am that he drove in “Smokey and the Bandit” went for a whopping $480-thousand dollars at auction last weekend, while the football helmet from “The Longest Yard” brought in $20-grand and someone paid $17,500 for the canoe built for “Deliverance.”

Meanwhile, sources tell the National Enquirer that former love SALLY FIELD was “devastated” to hear that Burt was selling off his belongings and vowed to do everything she can to help out.

For the record, Burt swears his finances are in great shape, he just doesn’t need lots of things at the age of 78.

 

Kim Kardashian Cropped Her Own Daughter Out of a Selfie 

KIM KARDASHIAN lets NOTHING get in the way of a good selfie.  Not even her own flesh and blood.  Kim posted a selfie yesterday in which she clearly cropped out her daughter North, and her followers let her have it, calling her selfish and narcissistic.

But Kim has an excuse.  She Tweeted, quote, “Wait is this really news that I posted a selfie & cropped my daughter out?  LOL . . . Her eyes were closed and I was feeling my look!  Can I live?!?!”

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Dirt Alert: Monday, 12/15/14

American Idol Will Only Air ONE Night A Week Now!!

Over the weekend, Ryan Seacrest revealed that “American Idol” will only air ONE night a week for the upcoming season.

He says that they decided to combine the performance show and the results show in order to keep the show more interesting to viewers.

The new season of American Idol will premier on January 7th.

 

Did Zac Efron Have a Friend Stand In for Him . . . In a Bathroom Line? 

Don’t hate on ZAC EFRON . . . you’d do this if you could:  Zac and his friends were partying at a club in L.A. when Zac’s bladder filled up.  Unfortunately, there was a huge line for the men’s room.

So Zac had one of his peeps stand in the line . . . and when the guy got to the front, he texted Zac, who came over and took his place.  The other guys in line were not amused.

 

Barbara Walters names Amal Clooney most fascinating person of 2014

Well, we finally know who Barbara Walters thinks is the most fascinating person of 2014.  Last night she gave the honor to Amal Clooney!

The human rights lawyer, formerly known as Amal Alamuddin, married George Clooney in September.

Barbara Walters called the wedding “perfect.”

Other people on Barbara’s “Most fascinating” list include: Taylor Swift, Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris and Scarlett Johansson.

 

Taylor Swift Celebrated Her Birthday With Jay Z, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, And Everybody Else Who Matters 

Those of you who still don’t consider TAYLOR SWIFT the biggest name in music right now can officially consider yourselves on the WRONG SIDE OF HISTORY.

Because she had a party Friday night at her New York apartment to celebrate her 25th birthday . . . and EVERYBODY came.  That’s almost not an exaggeration.

The guests included Jay Z and Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Selena Gomez, Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith, Nick Jonas and his girlfriend Olivia Culpo, and many others!

And ARETHA FRANKLIN sang “Happy Birthday” to her.

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Dirt Alert: Friday, 12/12/14

Rick Springfield Lands A Role On “True Detective!”

Rick Springfield has landed a role on the second season of True Detective.

He broke the news on Twitter saying,  “Just finished my 1st day of shooting for season 2 of HBO’s True Detective. What a great script. Working with Colin Farrell & Rachel McAdams!”

No info on Rick’s role on the show has been leaked yet.

 

Lindsay Lohan Records With Duran Duran

Lindsay Lohan is making music with Duran Duran.

Duran Duran released a picture of them with Lindsay in the studio and sources say they were recording songs for the band’s new album.

Insiders say that the reason Duran Duran reached-out to Lindsay Lohan is because they know that in order to get people to listen to their new stuff and attract a younger demographic, they needed to do something that would get their attention!

 

Sony Executives Apologize For ‘Insensitive’ Hacked Emails

Sony Pictures Co-Chair Amy Pascal apologized for “insensitive” jokes she made about President Obama in emails that were leaked by hackers.

In the exchanges between Pascal and producer Scott Rudin ahead of a breakfast event with the president, the pair joked about the type of movies that Obama might like, mentioning films with African-American themes or stars.

Pascal acknowledged the existence of the emails, saying, quote, “The content of my emails to Scott were insensitive and inappropriate but are not an accurate reflection of who I am.  Although this was a private communication that was stolen, I accept full responsibility for what I wrote and apologize to everyone who was offended.”

Rudin also apologized, saying the emails were “written in haste” and “meant to be in jest.”

 

The Golden Globe Nominations Are Out 

The nominees for this year’s Golden Globe Awards were announced yesterday, and perhaps the biggest “snub” was the fact that ANGELINA JOLIE walked away empty-handed.  The World War Two movie she directed, “Unbroken”, has been considered a possible Oscar front-runner, but the Golden Globes shut it out.

“The 72nd Annual Golden Globes” will air live on Sunday, January 11th on NBC.

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Dirt Alert: Thursday, 12/11/14

There’s Now a Date for David Letterman’s Last Day on “The Late Show” 

DAVID LETTERMAN’s last episode of “The Late Show” will air on May 20th.  According to CBS, when he retires he will have hosted 6,028 episodes of “Late Night” and “The Late Show”, across 32 years.

There’s no word when STEPHEN COLBERT is taking over, but it could be soon afterward.  “The Colbert Report” is ending next Thursday.

 

Pippa Middleton Questions America’s Booty Obsession 

PIPPA MIDDLETON is one of a select few women whose backside has become a worldwide obsession.

Still, she’s puzzled by America’s current butt fixation . . . quote, “What is it with this American booty culture?  It seems to me to be a form of obsession.  Kim’s aim, apparently, was to break the internet, but I’m not sure she’s going the right way about it.”

 

A Hollywood Producer Recently Called Angelina Jolie a “Minimally Talented Spoiled Brat” 

More documents have been released by the hackers who victimized Sony Pictures.  And the most interesting one is an email from a producer named Scott Rudin, in which he RIPS into ANGELINA JOLIE.

Rudin is a MAJOR player, and he’s producing a new STEVE JOBS movie.  He wanted David Fincher to direct it, but Angelina wanted Fincher for the “Cleopatra” movie she’s supposed to star in.

So Rudin wrote, quote, “I am not destroying my career over a minimally talented, spoiled brat.”  He also talked about her, quote, “insanity and rampaging spoiled ego.”

In related news, Angelina has been voted one of “People” magazine’s 25 Most Intriguing People of the Year!!  Not bad for minimally talented, spoiled brat!!!

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Dirt Alert: Wednesday, 12/10/14

Cuba Gooding Jr. Will Play O.J. Simpson in “American Crime Story”

CUBA GOODING JR. will play O.J. SIMPSON in ” American Crime Story”, the upcoming

show by Ryan Murphy, the guy behind “American Horror Story”.

It’s another “anthology series,” and the first season will be a take on the O.J. trial.

 

Did LeBron James Cause an International Incident by Putting His Arm Around Kate Middleton?

PRINCE WILLIAM and his wife KATE MIDDLETON were in Brooklyn Monday

night to watch the Nets take on the Cavaliers. After the game, they met LEBRON JAMES . . .

who may have caused an INTERNATIONAL INCIDENT.

You see, LeBron put his arm around Kate during a photo op. And some British newspapers

say that’s a breach of royal protocol.

I don’t think we’ll go to war over this.  After all, Will and Kate are a NEW BREED of royal. A Palace spokesman recently said, quote, “When they’re meeting people, they want to have a conversation without the other person worrying too much about how to address them.”

 

E! Will Televise Lance Bass’ Wedding . . . But Justin Timberlake Won’t Be There

LANCE BASS is getting married a week from this Saturday, on December 20th. And E! will be there to film it for a 90-minute special!

It’ll air on February 5th.  Unfortunately, the one guy you’re hoping to see isn’t going to be there. Obviously I’m talking about JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. He’s the only member of N’ SYNC who can’t make it.

Lance says, quote, “That’s his last date on tour and I had no idea he’d be touring right next to

Christmas. He’ll be the only guy not able to make it that day.”

 

Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton Was Injured in a Car Accident

Carolina Panthers quarterback CAM NEWTON escaped serious injury when a

car T-boned his pickup truck in Charlotte yesterday. Cam was hospitalized overnight with what

one website is calling, quote, “two transverse fractures in his lower back.”

Cam is lucky he wasn’t hurt worse, because the truck rolled several times.

(Check out pics here and here.) And here’s video of Cam’s Dodge pickup being turned right side up.)

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Dirt Alert: Tuesday, 12/9/14

Did Leonardo DiCaprio Really Leave a Miami Club With 20 Women? 

Miami was the place to be last week.  There were parties all over the place thanks to some big art show.  MILEY CYRUS was there performing, dancing with strippers.

And LEONARDO DICAPRIO was still partying in Miami on Saturday night . . . and he left a club with 20 women!!!

A witness said, quote, “He left with 20 girls.  Leo and 20 girls.  He is my hero.”

 

Mark Wahlberg Wants Record Cleared So He Can Be A Cop

Mark Wahlberg recently filed legal documents with the Massachusetts Parole Board asking to expunge his 1988 felony assault conviction from when he beat up 2 men and left one partially blind.

Mark is still a felon, but he wants to join the L.A. police force as a reservist. He’s not eligible because felons can’t handle guns.

Mark reportedly became interested in police work as a result of researching roles for movies, including “The Other Guys,” and “The Departed.”

He wouldn’t be the first celeb to join a police force. Shaq was famously sworn in as reserve cop in Miami, Florida.

 

Royal Update:  Prince William And Kate Meet Jay-Z And Beyoncé

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate had a busy day yesterday that started with William visiting with President Obama at the White House and then attending a reception hosted by the Clinton Foundation, where they met Hillary and Chelsea Clinton.

Then…they met some REAL American royalty when they ended the night by taking in an NBA game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Brooklyn.

In between the third and fourth quarters, husband and wife Jay-Z and Beyoncé crossed the court to say hello to the royal couple. You can see pictures of the meet-up on our website.

 

Diddy Beat Up Drake Outside a Miami Nightclub 

DIDDY apparently put a pretty serious hurtin’ on DRAKE outside a Miami nightclub called Liv on Sunday night.  Some people are saying it happened because Drake said something nasty to Diddy’s girlfriend CASSIE.

But it sounds like it was actually about money.  A source says, quote, “Diddy claimed that Drake was using music without the proper rights.”

Whatever the case, the beatin’ Diddy put on Drake was so bad that they had to take Drake to the hospital!!!

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Dirt Alert: Monday, 12/8/14

The Grammy Nominees

This year’s Grammy nominees were announced on Friday . . . and after the dust settled, BEYONCÉ, PHARRELL, and SAM SMITH had the most with SIX nominations apiece.

Beyoncé’s six nominations give her 53 for her career, which is the most for any woman in Grammy history.

 

Clooneys Got Baby Fever!!

Women around the world dream of being Mrs. GEORGE CLOONEY, but it may not be nearly as glamorous as you’d imagine.

Sources tell RadarOnline.com that George’s new bride, AMAL, wants a year to adjust to her newfound fame before starting a family, while Clooney is ready for babies right now!

Apparently the issue has caused a lot of tension and George feels like the victim of “a bait and switch.”

 

Prince William And Kate Arrive In New York

Britain’s Prince William and his 5-months-pregnant wife, Kate, arrived in New York last night for a 3-day visit.

William will be meeting with President Obama at the White House today to discusses illegal wildlife trafficking.

The couple’s schedule will also include a visit to the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum and seeing a basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

 

Somebody Wrote “Rapist” on Bill Cosby’s Star on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame”

On Friday, somebody took a marker and wrote “Rapist” three times on BILL COSBY’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Click here for a picture.)

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said, quote, “When people are unhappy with one of our honorees, we would hope that they would project their anger in more positive ways than to vandalize a California State landmark.”

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Dirt Alert: Friday, 12/5/14

Bill Cosby Stripped Of His Honorary Title From The Navy

Bill Cosby is no longer an honorary petty officer in the U.S. Navy. The Navy Has stripped him of the honor, saying, “The Navy is taking this action because allegations against Mr. Cosby are very serious and are in conflict with the Navy’s core values of honor, courage and commitment.”

 

Check Out Video of Tracy Morgan Using a Walker

TRACY MORGAN is still trying to recover from that horrific accident over the summer. On Wednesday, he was spotted using a walker while going into a New Jersey post office with his fiancée.  Someone shot video, and asked Tracy how he’s doing. He said he was, quote, “Fighting every day.”  Click here for the video

 

Oprah Posed With a Lion on the Cover of Her Magazine, Telling Readers to “Tame Their Fears”…But the Picture is Fake

OPRAH bravely posed with a real, live LION for the cover of “O” magazine, in which she tells her readers to, quote, “Tame your fears.” Here’s the problem: Oprah herself wasn’t taming ANYTHING…because the picture is FAKE.

They photographed Oprah and the lion at DIFFERENT TIMES. And when Oprah sat for her photo, they had a guy dress up in a cheesy lion suit and cuddle up to her, so she could get just the right pose.   Then they Photoshopped Oprah and the real lion together.

(And we’ve got the pictures to prove it. They’re pretty hilarious. Check ‘em out by clicking here.)

 

The Big Sony Pictures Hack Reveals: Sony Employees Are Sick of Doing Adam Sandler Movies

If you haven’t heard, Sony Pictures was targeted by hackers recently, and they’ve been releasing stolen documents from the studio, including stuff like salaries, budgets, and even employee feedback on the company.

Some of the documents that have leaked show Sony employees BEGGING the higher-ups to stop making ADAM SANDLER movies. Like, quote, “Will we still be paying for Adam Sandler? Why?”

Fortunately for Sony, it appears they’ll get their wish. Back in October, we heard that Adam had signed an exclusive deal with Netflix to do FOUR movies for them. So he’s their problem now.

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Dirt Alert: Thursday, 12/4/14

A ‘Down and Dirty’ Dirt Alert Quickie!!

SNOOKI and her new husband were spotted at McDonald’s a day after their wedding.

 

Tom Cruise Has A Crush On His Assistant

Tom Cruise is in London right now filming “Mission Impossible 5”….and he has reportedly been getting reallllllly close to his 22-year-old set assistant, Emily.

According to The Daily Mail, Tom and his assistant are always smiling, laughing and touching each other when they are seen around town….and there is a definite “flirtatious vibe” to their relationship.

The possible romance would be Tom’s first since splitting from Katie Holmes in 2012.

 

Bill Cosby Breaks Silence, Thanks Supporters On Twitter

Bill Cosby broke finally broke his silence on Twitter yesterday, thanking 2 of his supporters…as rape allegations continue to plague him.

He posted, “Thank you @MissJillScott, from the Cosby Family….and “Thank you @WhoopiGoldberg.”

Both Jill Scott and Whoppi Goldberg have publically defended Cosby.

Meanwhile, 3 women accusing Cosby of sexual assault held a press conference with their lawyer, Gloria Allred, where they detailed their allegations and urged Bill Cosby to waive his statute of limitations “so he can clear his name” in court.

 

Mariah Carey Murdered Her Song at the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Last Night . . . After She Didn’t Show Up to Tape it the Night Before

MARIAH CAREY sang “All I Want for Christmas Is You” at last night’s Christmas tree lighting in New York City . . . and she BUTCHERED IT. But hey . . . at least she was actually SINGING, which rarely happens anymore.

(Check it out here.)

Mariah could have avoided all this. She was actually supposed to pre-record the performance Tuesday night, but she left everyone waiting for THREE HOURS.

The show aired last night on NBC, even though people were protesting nearby. No, they weren’t upset about Mariah’s performance. They were upset that a grand jury failed to indict a white NYPD officer who killed a black man with a choke hold.

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