REBEL WILSON LAUNCHES CLOTHING LINE: Pitch Perfect actress Rebel Wilson has launched a clothing line for plus-sized girls sizes 12 through 18 called Fat Mandi. Currently there are only two shirts available but the star tweeted, “The shirts are just a little experiment – I had a dream I created them, and so I felt like I had to do it!! Thanks everyone for checking it!”
‘NEW GIRL’ IS TUESDAY’S BIGGEST COMEDY: Fox’s New Girl scored its highest ratings in three months on Tuesday night (January 29th.) The episode had 4.7 million viewers which crushed all seven other sitcoms that aired in nine time slots in the same night.
‘THE TALK’ RENEWED FOR ANOTHER SEASON: CBS has announced that their morning chat show The Talk has been renewed for the 2013-2014 season. The renewal is not much of a surprise since the show’s ratings have been up 11% this year.
MAYIM BIALIK WRITING A COOKBOOK: The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik is writing a cookbook full of vegan recipes. She hopes the book will help other adapt more easily to a life without animal products.
SONY MOVES RELEASE DATE FOR ‘EVIL DEAD': Sony Pictures has changed the release date of their Evil Dead reboot to April 5th. The film will now be in direct competition with Universal’s release of the 3D version of Jurassic Park.
JAMES FRANCO DISSES NEW SPIDERMAN FRANCHISE: James Franco, who played Harry Osborn/Green Goblin in the original Spiderman trilogy, is not so into the fact that the story has been rebooted. He told MTV, “Eh, I mean, they could have strayed a little bit more from the original. It’s like, ‘Why?’ Well, I guess they made a lot of money. Congrats. But good for them…Sam and I moved on, we made Oz.”
PRINCE CHARLES TAKES PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Prince Charles and Camilla celebrated the 150th anniversary of the London Underground by riding on it for the first time ever. The royal and his wife rode for one stop on the Metropolitan Line from Farringdon to King’s Cross.
‘GOMER PYLE’ MARRIES LONGTIME PARTNER: Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on television from 1964 to 1969, married his partner of nearly 40 years Stan Cadwallader on January 15th. He told reporters, “I’m 82 and he’s in his 60s, and so we’ve been together for 38 years and I’m not ashamed of people knowing.”
RON JEREMY IN CRITICAL CONDITION AT L.A. HOSPITAL: Ron Jeremy’s manager Mike Esterman revealed to TMZ that the 59-year-old porn star drove himself to Cedar-Sinai hospital on Tuesday (January 29th) after experiencing severe chest pains. Doctors discovered that Jeremy had a heart aneurysm and he is now in ICU be prepped for surgery.
DEMI MOORE MISSED OUT ON ‘A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN’ ROLE: Director Penny Marshall revealed that Demi Moore was initially the frontrunner for Geena Davis’ role in her film A League Of Their Own. By the time they were ready to offer the role however, Demi revealed that she was pregnant and Marshall felt she would not be able to get through the athletic scenes in the film.
Kim Kardashian stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live with her sister Kourtney to promote the new season of Kourtney and Kim Take Miami and of course much of the conversation focused on baby talk. The 32-year-old expectant mother revealed that she and Kanye West don’t plan to show the baby on any of her reality programs.
According to Kim, she and her baby daddy want to let their child decide when he or she is old enough whether they want to be part of the shows. She explained, “From the start, as of now, that’s just a personal choice that Kanye and I have made. We’re going to try to keep it as private as possible.” Kim referenced Kourtney’s struggle making the choice to put her children Mason and Penelope on television but ultimately decided it was best to have them with their mother even during filming.