Dirt Alert: Friday, 9/19/14

Miley Cyrus Could Be in Trouble for Letting a Dancer Spank Her With a Mexican Flag 

MILEY CYRUS might be in a little trouble for her antics during a show in Monterrey, Mexico earlier this week.

Miley was wearing a giant, fake BUTT and twerking, and letting a dancer spank her with a Mexican flag.  To make matters worse, it was September 16th . . . Mexican Independence Day.

And now, state officials want the Mexican government to charge Miley for desecrating the flag, and punish her with a $1,270 fine and 36 hours in JAIL.

(Here’s video of the spanking.)


Weed Is Legal In Colorado, And That’s A Good Thing For Peyton Manning!

OMPEYTON MANNING doesn’t just do Papa John’s commercials, he also owns around 25 locations in the Denver area, which he purchased when he joined the Broncos a few years back.

Peyton says business is BOOMING since pot became legal.  He tells “Sports Illustrated”, quote, “There’s some different laws out here in Colorado.  Pizza business is pretty good out here, believe it or not, due to some recent law changes.”

It sounds like that turned out to be a good buy for Peyton . . . and not just a gimmick.  Back in 2012, he said, quote, “It’s a smart investment now and will be long after I’m done playing football.”


Chris Martin & Jennifer Lawrence Heat Up At Coldplay’s LA Concert

Jennifer Lawrence was spotted blowing off some steam this week in LA, where she watched her new man, Chris Martin, rock out with Coldplay.

Sources say she danced the entire time and knew every word to every song….she couldn’t take her eyes off Chris.

Apparently Chris Martin was equally enthralled with Jennifer Lawrence. “He kept looking up in her direction during the show and smiling, pointing….singing to her.”

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Dirt Alert: Thursday, 9/18/14

George Clooney’s Wedding To Include 100 Cases Of Tequila

George Clooney’s upcoming wedding to Amal Alamuddin  is going to be such a barn-burner that he’ll have 100 cases of tequila on hand for the celebration!!

The tequila is a gift from his friend and business partner, Rande Gerber, who owns Casamigos Tequila.

The booze is being shipped to Italy as we speak.


Jay Z And Beyoncé Renew Vows

So much for divorce rumors.  Jay Z and Beyoncé renewed their wedding vows during their recent family vacation in Corsica.

A source told Grazia Magazine, “They were joined on a private beach by Beyoncé’s [mom] Tina, their daughter Blue Ivy and a small group of close friends and recited a new set of vows during a short but very romantic ceremony, which doubled up as a birthday celebration.”


This Is Apparently the Doctor Who Performed the Biopsy on Joan Rivers 

Several media outlets have identified the doctor who was performing the biopsy that may have led to JOAN RIVERS’ death . . . and even though we’ve been referring to him as a HE, he’s actually a SHE.

Her name is Gwen Korovin, and she’s kind of a big deal.  She has a ton of celebrity clients including Celine Dion, Lady Gaga, Hugh Jackman, John Mayer and Brooke Shields.

(Click here to see some picture of her in her office, with autographed photos of her clients on the walls.)

Meanwhile, Joan’s daughter MELISSA is expected to file complaints against Dr. Korovin and others over her mother’s death, and she wants to see some medical licenses REVOKED.


It’s True:  A Casino Banned Ben Affleck From Playing Blackjack 

Earlier this year, there was a rumor that BEN AFFLECK was banned rom playing blackjack at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas because he was counting cards and winning too much money.

Well, it’s TRUE.

In the new issue of Details magazine, he says, quote, “That is a true story.  I mean, that took place.  The fact that being good at the game is against the rules at the casinos should tell you something about casinos.”

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Dirt Alert: Wednesday, 9/17/14

Did Joan Rivers’ Doctor Take a Selfie While She Was Under Anesthesia? 

We’ve already heard that JOAN RIVERS’ doctor may have performed an unauthorized biopsy . . . one that ultimately killed her.  But here’s something we DIDN’T know.

According to CNN, before he did the operation, he TOOK A SELFIE with her while she was under the gas.

Dr. Lawrence Cohen performed the endoscopy.  But when he was done, an ear, nose and throat doctor Joan had brought with her decided that he wanted to do a biopsy.

Not only was Joan’s doctor not licensed to perform a biopsy at the clinic, but Joan never signed a consent form to have one in the first place.

The fallout continues.


Rihanna Wasn’t Happy That CBS Dropped Her Song from “Thursday Night Football”

RIHANNA is NOT happy with CBS for dropping her song from “Thursday Night Football” . . . apparently because she’s a high-profile victim of domestic abuse, and the NFL is in the middle of the RAY RICE scandal.

Rihanna didn’t say anything at the time, but when she heard that the producers wanted to bring it back tomorrow night, she FLIPPED OUT.

She Tweeted, quote, “CBS, you pulled my song last week.  Now you want to slide it back in this Thursday?  No.  Y’all are sad for penalizing me for this . . . the audacity.”

CBS claims that they’ve decided to go in a “different direction,” but Rihanna’s label, Roc Nation, issued a statement saying that they’re the ones who broke it off.


Quick note:  Despite the controversy surrounding the NFL right now, we are obsessed with it on TV.  “Sunday Night Football” was the most-watched show of the week.  The Bears-49ers game attracted 22.2 million viewers.  It was closely followed in the ratings by the Ravens-Steelers “Thursday Night Football” game, which had 20.8 million.


Move Over and Let the Big Dog Eat!

Wanna know what it’s like to live like a big-time record producer?

DIDDY just dropped $40 MILLION on a new mansion in the L.A. area.  It has eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and 17,000 square feet of living space . . . with a 35-seat theater, a gym and a wine room.  There’s also a 3,000 square foot guesthouse.

The grounds include a lagoon-style swimming pool with a grotto connected by an underwater swimming tunnel, which sounds pretty sweet.

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Dirt Alert: Tuesday, 9/16/14

Is Michelle Obama Gearing Up For The Single Life?

The gossip mongers over at the National Enquirer claim that First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA is gearing up for life as a single woman!

Apparently Mrs. BARACK OBAMA is planning to drop 50-grand on some cool clothes and another 50 on cosmetic work.

Word is she’s vowing to drive men positively “crazy” as a “crushing payback” for her hubby’s womanizing ways.


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are Trying to Have Another Kid 

You have been warned:  KIM KARDASHIAN and KANYE WEST are trying to reproduce again.

In an Australian TV interview, she said, quote, “We’re trying . . . I guess it’s, like, all in God’s hands.”

She added that being a parent has changed her a lot . . . quote, “Just everything has been put into perspective and nothing really matters more than spending time with your family and only doing the things that are really important to you.”


Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks Together Again!

Are you nursing a broken heart?  Need a shoulder to cry on?  Fear not –TOM HANKS is here to save the day!

Sources tell the National Enquirer that MEG RYAN has been leaning on Hanks for support since she called it quits with JOHN MELLENCAMP and Tom is “just the tonic she needs” to get over Mellencamp.

Apparently poor Meg is “shattered” since the split and they parted ways due to simple geography –she loves the Big Apple while he’s a down-home boy from Indiana.

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Dirt Alert: Monday, 9/15/14

Paris Hilton Apparently Shelled Out $13,000 for a Dog That Could Fit in the Palm of Her Hand   

PARIS HILTON just “ordered” a tiny, white Pomeranian puppy named Mr. Amazing.  The puppy is four-and-a-half months old and stands just over an inch tall.

He appears to be the length of a pair of sunglasses . . . and is only expected to weigh TWO POUNDS at the most when he’s fully-grown.

It’s unclear how much Paris paid, but the business that sells these dogs says it’s worth $13,000.

Sadly, the name Mr. Amazing might not stick.  Paris posted some photos of the puppy on Instagram, and asked her followers what she should name him.

Click here to see a picture and click here for a video.


The Head of The Clinic in Joan Rivers’ Case Has Been Fired

The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure has been fired!

A spokeswoman for Yorkville Endoscopy did not elaborate on the circumstances of his departure, however, TMZ reports that the board fired him in the wake of Rivers’ death.

The Daily News reports that Dr. Lawrence Cohen performed a routine endoscopy on Rivers, but then let Rivers’ ear-nose-and-throat specialist step in and perform an unplanned biopsy.

It was during that biopsy that Rivers stopped breathing.  The state health department has said it’s investigating “the whole matter.”


Thanks to Kanye West, Two People in Wheelchairs at His Concert Were Booed 

Thanks to KANYE WEST, two people in wheelchairs got BOOED during his show Friday night in Sydney, Australia.  It was actually a misunderstanding, but it was the kind only Kanye could cause.

You see, Kanye decided that he wasn’t going to continue the show until everyone in the arena STOOD UP.  And when he saw two people still not standing, he refused to go on.

Of course, those two people were in wheelchairs and COULDN’T stand up.  But Kanye had to make SURE they were disabled and not just refusing his demand.

The whole process took several very awkward minutes, during which the crowd started booing and chanting “Stand up!”  When Kanye was convinced the people really were handicapped, he went on with the show.

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Dirt Alert: Friday, 9/12/14

Is George Clooney Already Married?

Us Weekly reports that George Clooney may have already married AMAL ALAMUDDIN and the duo were planning a civil ceremony in London today.

Word is that Clooney’s mom and dad will be present for affair, but the big celebration will take place in Venice the weekend of September 27th.

Could baby speculation be the reason for Clooney rushing to the altar?  Pics in this weeks In Touch magazine show AMAL ALAMUDDIN looking like she has a bit of a baby bump!


Nick Cannon Has To Get Rid Of Mariah!

NICK CANNON’s “MARIAH” tattoo will take almost as long to get rid of as his wife!

According to In Touch magazine, Cannon already started the laser process to remove MARIAH CAREY’s name from his back but it will take about a year to totally remove it.


Barbra Streisand On Her First Talk Show in 50 Years!

The big TV news is that JIMMY FALLON will have BARBRA STREISAND as his only guest on the “Tonight Show” this coming Monday.

It’s her first U.S. late-night talk show guest appearance in more than 50 years, and she’ll be using it to plug her new album, “Partners,” which is out in stores the next day.

Another big TV splash is Tim Tebow!  Tim Tebow has been hired by Good Morning America where he’ll serve as a contributor and will help launch their new series “Motivate Me Monday”.

Tebow will do both studio and location shots and will make his premiere on Monday!

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Dirt Alert: Thursday, 9/11/14

Jaws Is Dead!

RICHARD KIEL, the actor who played “Jaws” –the giant, seven-foot-two-inch villain with steel-capped teeth in two James Bond films– has died at the age of 74.  He’d broken his leg last week and was in a hospital in Fresno, CA, when he died.

Besides the Bond films “The Spy Who Loved Me” and “Moonraker,” he also memorably appeared as a hitman in the 1976 GENE WILDER-RICHARD PRYOR comedy “Silver Streak” and was ADAM SANDLER’s boss in “Happy Gilmore,” plus dozens of other movies and TV shows during his lengthy career.


What Caused Joan River’s Death??

A doctor’s unscheduled biopsy may have caused JOAN RIVERS’ death.

A source told the New York Daily News yesterday that after Joan’s doctor discovered something on her vocal cords, he performed an unplanned throat biopsy which caused the 81-year-old’s vocal chords to seize up, cutting off her air supply and possibly killing her.

The source also revealed that a biopsy is normally not done outside a hospital.

Later, a spokesman for the clinic where Joan died denied the News’ report, claiming that a biopsy of the vocal cords has never been performed at the clinic… nor has general anesthesia ever been administered, either.


Bernie Madoff May Be In Prison, But His Wife Ain’t!

Need more proof that life just ain’t fair?

BERNIE MADOFF’s wife is still living the high life.  The report is RUTH ALPERN MADOFF resides in a 1.5-million-dollar home in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, spends hundreds of dollars on Estee Lauder cosmetics, buys cases of wine and vodka and has a soft spot for clothes from Ralph Lauren.

Her dashing husband was convicted of swindling poor folks like KEVIN BACON out of 65-billion dollars and is serving a 150-year prison sentence.

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Dirt Alert: Wednesday, 9/10/14

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Crash a Wedding

Imagine you’ve just said “I Do” when one of the most famous couples on earth pops by to congratulate you!

That’s exactly what happened to a couple in Portofino, Italy after BEYONCE and JAY Z crashed their wedding!

The bride got to pose with Beyoncé, who wore a bikini and straw hat while celebrating her 33rd birthday in Italy.


Country Stars Give Their Kids Weird Names Too!

DAVE HAYWOOD from LADY ANTEBELLUM is a proud dad as of last weekend!

His wife KELLI CASHIOLA, gave birth to their first child, a boy, last Sunday.  What’s the boy name???  Because today we discover that “Country Stars Give Their Kids Weird Names Too!”

Here we go:  The boy’s name is CASH VAN HAYWOOD.

Mom and dad tied the knot in 2012 and revealed their baby news on Facebook last April.


Serena Williams Misses TV Appearances After Partying Too Late

Serena Williams missed all of her morning TV appearances after winning the US Open championship because she partied until the early hours of Monday morning.

Serena Williams was scheduled to appear on NBC’s “Today Show” and ABC’s “Good Morning America” followed by “Live With Kelly and Michael” on Monday after winning her 18th Grand Slam title.

But, she canceled her appearances at the last minute because she was just too tired after partying until around 3:00 am the night before.

Both the Today Show and Good Morning America are furious about the cancelation…especially since both shows spent a good portion of the morning plugging her upcoming appearance.

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Dirt Alert: Tuesday, 9-9-14

Melissa Rivers Asked Howard Stern to do Her Mother’s Eulogy a Day and a Half Before the Service 

HOWARD STERN says MELISSA RIVERS called him a day and a half before JOAN RIVERS’ funeral and asked him to do the eulogy.

And he took the responsibility very seriously . . . quote, “It was a lot of pressure because I wanted to come through for Melissa and come through for Joan.”

He also talked about his friendship with Joan, saying, quote, “She was so gracious and nice and made me feel like I was part of show business, which quite frankly, I never feel like I am.”


Taylor Swift Hasn’t Dated Since Harry Styles . . .  

In the new issue of “Rolling Stone”, TAYLOR SWIFT says she hasn’t been on a single date since she broke up with HARRY STYLES early last year.  She adds, quote, “People are going to feel sorry for me when you write that.  But it’s true.”

She says, quote, “I feel like watching my dating life has become a bit of a national pastime.  And I’m just not comfortable providing that kind of entertainment anymore.”

Meanwhile, Taylor admits her song “Bad Blood” is about her feud with another female singer, but she won’t name names.


Betting Odds In Place For New Royal Baby

The news broke yesterday that another royal baby is on the way…..and people are already throwing down bets on the name and gender of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s second child.

According to People Magazine, bookies in the UK have set the odds at 4-to-5 that the new Royal Baby will be another boy (Meaning you’d win $4 for every $5 you bet)

If Kate ends up having a daughter, there are 8-to-1 odds that she will be named Elizabeth or Victoria.

You can also bet on the 20-to-1 odds that she will have twins and 100-to-1 odds that it will be triplets.

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Dirt Alert: Monday, 9/8/14

Princess Kate is Pregnant with Another Royal Baby!!!

This is huge!  Kensington Palace has just confirmed that Prince William and his wife, Kate, are expecting their second child together!!!

Kate gave birth to their first child, Prince George in July of last year.

A post on the British Monarchy Facebook page says: “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child. The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.”

Kate is suffering from severe morning sickness, and is being treated by doctors at Kensington Palace.

Tons of Celebrities Showed Up for Joan Rivers’ Funeral 

JOAN RIVERS’ funeral wasn’t quite the red carpet event she’d wanted, but it was definitely a star-studded event.  The celebrity lineup was seriously impressive.

Ozzy, Sharon and Kelly Osbourne, Kathy Griffin, Rosie O’Donnell, Sally Jesse Raphael, Kathie Lee Gifford, Andy Cohen, Whoopi Goldberg, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, and the list goes on and on.

HOWARD STERN gave a eulogy, in which he said that Joan, quote, “I hope Joan is somewhere right now chasing Johnny Carson with a baseball bat” . . . a reference to Johnny’s feud with Joan.

Joan had said that at her funeral, she wanted, quote, “Bobby Vinton to pick up my head and sing ‘Mr. Lonely.’”  Well, Bobby is 79 and recovering from pneumonia, so he couldn’t be there.


If You Got It, Flaunt It!!

Most kids are headed back to school with new shoes and a bag lunch, but BRANGELINA’s six kids are enjoying autumn in the Mediterranean.

A number of Rag Mags are reporting that the kids are staying on a 300-foot yacht off the coast of Malta while mom and dad are filming “By the Sea.”

Word is their new digs feature a library, media lounge, full-sized kitchen and $95-million-dollar price tag.

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Dirt Alert: Friday, 9/5/14

Joan Rivers Has Died 

JOAN RIVERS died yesterday afternoon, one week after she went into cardiac arrest and stopped breathing during surgery on her vocal cords.  She was 81.

She’s survived by her daughter MELISSA and her grandson Cooper.  Melissa issued a statement saying, quote, “She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m. surrounded by family and close friends.”

Joan started in comedy in the 1960s, and got her big break from JOHNNY CARSON on “The Tonight Show” in 1965.

More from her daughter Melissa, quote, “My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh.  Although that is difficult to do right now, I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon.”


Scarlett Johansson Had Her Baby 

SCARLETT JOHANSSON gave birth to her baby girl.  We don’t know when . . . but her publicist made the announcement yesterday, saying, quote, “Mother and daughter are doing well.”  Scarlett is 29.

This is the first child for Scarlett and her fiancé Romain Dauriac, who’s a French journalist.

And now it’s time for all of us to brace ourselves as we reveal the name of the baby!  Is this going to be another one of those over-the-top celebrity, weird names?

They named her Rose Dorothy.


NBC Pays For Matt Lauer’s Helicopter To Work

Does your commute to work drive you crazy?  Too bad you aren’t Matt Lauer!

The New York Post is reporting that NBC pays for a helicopter to chauffer Matt Lauer to and from work when he goes to the Hamptons.

A source revealed, “NBC News chiefs want to do everything to keep Matt happy. They believe The Today Show has turned a corner and he is the key to its continuing success.

They agreed to pay for his helicopter flights to the Hamptons and back, so he can spend more time with his family.”

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Dirt Alert: Thursday, 9/4/14

Joan Rivers Has Been Moved Out of Intensive Care . . . But She’s Still on Life Support 

There’s good news and bad news to report on JOAN RIVERS.  The good news is, she’s out of intensive care.  The bad news:  Sources say she’s still on life support.

Her daughter MELISSA issued a brief statement yesterday saying, quote, “My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable.  Thank you for your continued support.”

Joan has been in the hospital since last Thursday, when she stopped breathing during minor outpatient surgery on her throat.  She’s 81 years old.


It’s Official:  Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” Was “The Song of the Summer” 

“Billboard” has released their annual Songs of the Summer rundown.  It’s not subjective . . . it’s determined based on the overall performance of the singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

So, you have no one to blame but yourselves, America.  Here’s your No. 1 song!!!

1.  “Fancy”, Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX


Betty White Is Victim of Death Hoax

Let’s start this story by telling you 92-year old Betty White did NOT die yesterday.  Okay?

Well, now that we have that squared away, we can tell you about the interesting death hoax that got Betty White fans all riled up and ready to mourn her (fake) passing.

A satirical article on Empire News sparked rumors that Betty White had died after readers misread a little wordplay in the headline.

The story read, “Actress Betty White, 92, Dyes Peacefully In Her Los Angeles Home,” and many didn’t realize that the writer spelled the word D-Y-E-S and not D-I-E-S….as in she dyed her hair….not kicked the bucked.

White’s agent, has assured everyone that she is alive and well. Right now she is on the set shooting Hot in Cleveland .


Big Bucks For Brad and Angelina’s Wedding Photos

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE “only” got $2 million from “People” for their wedding pictures.  They got $11 million for the first shots of their twins back in 2008, but the magazine market has changed a lot since then.

Meanwhile, Ashlee Simpson married Diana Ross’s son, Evan last weekend and nobody wants to buy those wedding photos!

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