BRAD PITT SAYS FAMILY IS EVERYTHING: Brad Pitt has started choosing his acting roles based on his family. In a new interview — conducted by Guy Ritchie for Interview magazine — Brad said that he wants his body of work to be a legacy for his loved ones. He explained, “I want it to be worthy enough of a story to leave the family, you know? They’re everything. The family is first . . . I also don’t want to embarrass them.”
‘GIRLS’ STAR POSES PREGNANT AND TOPLESS: Girls star Jemima Kirke is showing off her pregnant, nude body — but not by going the artsy route celebs have taken in the past. Instead, the 27-year-old posed for Vice magazine in various poses: sloppily eating ice cream, wearing mismatched underwear, and baring her breasts in the shower. This will be her second child with husband Michael Mosberg. Check out the (NSFW) photos: http://bit.ly/OOyzHh
MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY SHOWS OFF WEIGHT LOSS: McConaughey has dropped 30 pounds for his role as an AIDS patient in The Dallas Buyer’s Club. Check it out: http://bit.ly/RaWIa7
TOM CRUISE GETS SPANKED: A bunch of A-listers got spanked — literally — at Matt Damon’s birthday party in London last weekend. The New York Post reported that John Krasinski was in charge of organizing the bash at Simon Hammerstein’s London club The Box. Sources told the Post that Damon, Tom Cruise, Chris Hemsworth and Emily Blunt all “got paddled on their rears” by the club’s cross-dressing hostess.” The insider added, “Matt got some extra spanking and they all had a fantastic night enjoying the shows and partying till the end.”
KALEY CUOCO HOSTING PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS: Kaley Cuoco will return to host the People’s Choice Awards in 2013. The Big Bang Theory star hosted the show this past January. Executive producer Mark Burnett said, “She is such an engaging performer who brings an undeniable energy and passion to our stage. There is no doubt she will be a key part of what makes this year’s show a can’t-miss event.” The event will air live on Wednesday, January 9.
LOUIS C.K. TAKING BREAK BEFORE SEASON 4: Louis C.K. is taking a break from production on his FX comedy Louie. Per the comedian’s request, the fourth season of the show will premiere in 2014 instead of 2013. He told reporters, “It’s a luxury I asked for. The last three seasons have been this surge of fun and work and stories and it’s been great, but I want the show to keep getting better. That’s my goal. I don’t want it to be making the doughnuts. I want it to be something that comes from somewhere important and stays funny. I think I can do better work if I spread things out.”
PAULA ABDUL GUEST-JUDGING ‘DWTS': Paula Abdul is heading back to TV. The former American Idol/X Factor judge is taking a turn on Dancing With the Stars, where she’ll be acting as a guest judge next Monday, October 15th. Paula previously had her own dance show called Live To Dance, which briefly aired in early 2011 on CBS.
‘COMMUNITY’ PREMIERE IS POSTPONED: NBC has delayed the return of Community. The sitcom was slated to move to Friday nights and return to the air on October 19th — but that has been postponed. They released a statement explaining, “Given the success we’ve had for the past four weeks — including winning the first week of the season in A18-49 — we’ve decided to continue to concentrate our promotional strength on our new NBC shows that are scheduled Monday through Wednesday and have therefore decided to hold Community and Whitney from their previously announced premieres of October 19th.”
ANNE HATHAWAY JOINS MINDY KALING MOVIE: Anne Hathaway has signed on to star in a new comedy written by Mindy Kaling. The Low Self-Esteem of Lizzie Gillespie is about, “a woman whose low-self esteem leads her to date a bunch of losers, but her life turns around when a hot piece of man meat starts pursuing her. It’s an interesting concept that twists the standard formula on its head.” There’s no word on when production will begin.
Hulk Hogan is opening up about his six-year-old sex tape that hit the web last week. Hogan claims that he was unaware he was being filmed, had nothing to do with the release — and is trying to track down the culprit responsible.
On Howard Stern, Hulk confirmed that his partner in the tape is the wife of his friend, radio host Bubba the Love Sponge — who gave him permission to sleep with her. Bubba and his wife, Heather Clem, are now separated.
The Kardashian empire apparently still has room to grow. The New York Post reported that momager Kris Jenner is in negotiations for her own talk show.
Sources say that Jenner is currently in talks with Fox about the daily program.
She’s made no secret of her desire for her own show — and has served as a guest host on everything ranging from The View to The Talk.
- Kris might not be the first Kardashian family member to switch to network TV: daughter Khloe is reportedly a frontrunner for the co-host gig on X Factor.