"He is finally happy and his family is accepting of what he's doing."
US Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner is reportedly ready to share the personal story of his transition into becoming a woman with the world according to sources close to his family. I have been very hesitant to blog about Bruce‘s story because of the gross and very offensive transphobic “reporting” that has been going around over the past year. It has seemed for some time now that Bruce Jenner has been going through his transition and with every public appearance, media outlets have jumped at every chance to make fun of his appearance with truly horrible, horrible comments. Because Jenner has yet to say anything publicly, I’ve decided to refrain from speculation until now. Sources are saying not only that Bruce is definitely transitioning but that he is planning to tell his story in a TV show. Again, none of this is yet official from him directly so I’m still referring to Bruce as a he … but if any of this turns out to be true, and I suspect it will, then I’m very happy to hear that he is “finally happy” with himself and look forward to celebrating his transition. More »
Plus, today's her birthday!!!!
Guys. Today is Kerry Washington’s birthday, and I am using it as an excuse to watch Django Unchained all day. So, Happy Birthday to our Scandal queen! She delivered a fantastic performance on Thursday night’s winter premiere, and then gave an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live after. I rarely watch these interviews, but I loved this clip because she opened up briefly about a lot of things. She talks baby Isabelle, her experiences as only child, and what it was like having a mom hell-bent on buying her mostly brown and black dolls (I can relate). Click inside for more!
"I have to make sure it's right"
Just a few days ago we learned that Christina Aguilera will be performing as the opening act at the NBA All-Star Game next month and today we learn that she has got some other things up her sleeve as well. Xtina gave an interview to Extra! TV to talk about her kids (son Max Liron and new baby Summer Rain), her return to The Voice for season 8 and she even teases a bit about the new music she is making … including a possible song with her Voice coach cohort Pharrell. Click the embed above to hear Aguilera talk about all of these topics and prepare yourselves … Xtina is coming back, y’all.
For 'SNL's 40th Anniversary
For various reasons, including “timing”, comedian Eddie Murphy has never returned to the Saturday Night Live stage since he left the show over 30 years ago as a regular SNL castmember (he was on the show from 1980-1984). Today we learn from Eddie himself that, at long last, he will return to the SNL stage to celebrate the show’s 40th anniversary. In an interview with News One, Murphy revealed that he will return to participate in the SNL 40th anniversary special set to air on February 15. Wow. More »
"I’m not who I was pretending to be"
Earlier today we learned that Kanye West appears on today’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show to, among other things, debut the music video for his new song Only One. Right now we learn that Justin Bieber also makes an appearance on today’s episode of Ellen. JB showed up to surprise Ellen for her birthday and, of course, to show off his new Calvin Klein Underwear commercial. Bieber opened up about his fear of being on camera or whatever and then to talk about his upcoming Comedy Central Roast … saying he is ready to “own up” to “a couple of things”. And, true to his word, after his appearance on Ellen aired on the East Coast, he posted a mea culpa video on his official Facebook profile as a seeming apology to the world for his bad boy behavior. JB says he was “pretending” to be someone he’s not when he broke all those crimes and got repeatedly arrested last year. Click below to watch his appearance on Ellen as well as his video apology and see what YOU think of his new push to clean up his image. More »
The episode airs today
Kanye West appears on today’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk to Ellen about a few things, including the new music he is releasing this year. The embed above features Kanye and Ellen debuting a portion of the music video for his new song Only One which, as you may know, features Paul McCartney on keyboards. We get to see about a minute of the video in this clip and as you can see, it’s a very minimalistic music video directed by Spike Jonze. After you check out the music video, click below to watch video of Kanye‘s interview with Ellen where he talks about marriage, fatherhood and other exciting business news. More »
"If you ask me a stupid question ... you're gonna drink a shot of tequila"
Madonna sat down for an on-camera interview with the Today show down under in Australia today and, because she’s Madonna, she turned the whole chat into a drinking game. According to Madonna‘s rules, every time she was asked a stupid question, the interviewer had to do a shot of tequila. If she was asked an exceptional question, one that “blew her mind”, she would do a shot. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a lot shots drunkened (dranked?) during the interview but Maddy did reveal that she’s a Taylor Swift fan and that her daughter Lourdes Maria is a “chip off the old block”. Click the embed above to watch this really fun Madonna interview … then click below to see what Taylor‘s response was to Madonna‘s praise of her. More »
The TV Guide
I randomly ended up spending my entire night with Whitney Houston last night, totally on accident. I was in Anaheim, CA for the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend when Lifetime aired their biopic Whitney so I wasn’t able to watch it live when it aired. It was recorded on my DVR but after I got back home from my weekend away, I wasn’t able to get around to watching the movie before I had to fly off to Detroit for most of last week so … my first chance to watch the movie was last night. After I watched the biopic, I watched a bunch of Whitney Houston interviews and then … it was 2 AM. More »
"For the foreseeable future, Tom is done."
Yeah, so, first we heard from Blink-182 band members Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker that Tom DeLonge had quit Blink-182 “indefinitely” then we heard from Tom himself and he was all, Nah, I didn’t quit — I’m still in the band. Well, now we’re hearing from Mark and Travis again in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine and they make very clear — Tom is out of Blink-182. According to Hoppus, Tom‘s people clearly stated to him that “Tom. Is. Out” of the band indefinitely … which is why they released their statement earlier today saying that he was out of the band. Mark says that Tom was being “ungrateful” and “disingenuous” by saying he hadn’t left the band after they said he left the band and, well, it sounds like Blink-182 is a big ol’ mess. Wade through the updated Blink-One Eighty Doo Doo below, if you dare. More »
"I'm not going back"
Back in February of last year we first learned that NBC is planning to reboot their old Heroes TV series as a new limited sequel series titled Heroes Reborn. In June, we learned that actor Jack Coleman has signed on to reprise his role as Noah Bennett (aka HRG – horn rimmed glasses) in this rebooted version of Heroes. Today we learn, unfortunately, that actor Zachary Quinto has decided NOT to return to the show, which likely means that his villainous character Sylar won’t be returning for Heroes Reborn as well. More »