DEMI LOVATO CONFIRMED FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF ‘X FACTOR': Fox has confirmed that Demi Lovato will be back for the next season of X Factor. Demi released a statement saying, “I am so excited to return as a judge and mentor on THE X FACTOR. Last season was an unbelievable experience and I really enjoyed developing personal relationships with the contestants and the panel. I look forward to taking my previous experience and applying it to make this season even better!”
TAYLOR SWIFT APPEARING ON ‘NEW GIRL': Taylor Swift will be guest starring on the season finale of New Girl on May 14th. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she will be playing an “important guest” at the wedding of Cece and Shivrang.
BARBARA WALTERS TO RETIRE IN 2014: Multiple news outlets are reporting that Barbara Walters is getting ready to announce her retirement. She will reportedly end her broadcasting career in May of 2014.
VANESSA LACHEY CAST IN FOX SITCOM: Vanessa Lachey has been cast in Seth MacFarlane’s fox sitcom Dads. Vanessa is replacing the previously cast Erin Pineda as the wife of Tommy Dewey’s character.
JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT TO LAUNCH VARIETY SHOW: Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s production studio Hit RECord is being turned into a 30-minute variety show to air on a new cable network called pivot.
BRUCE WILLIS WANTS TO BE A BOND VILLAIN: Bruce Willis revealed to UK’s Daily Express that he would love to go up against James Bond one day. The actor said, “I always thought it would be more fun to play bad guys. I tried it a couple of times but it really wasn’t as much fun as I thought it would be, so I’ll stay good unless there’s a James Bond villain offer. That last movie really renewed my love for 007.”
DID SETH MACFARLANE DUMP EMILIA CLARKE OVER HER BROADWAY SHOW?: The National Enquirer claims that Seth MacFarlane ended things with Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke because she was getting naked on a nightly basis for Broadway’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s. A source told the tabloid, “Everyone thinks Seth is this wild-and-crazy playboy, but he’s really conservative when it comes to the women he wants to get serious about. He was getting ribbed by his friends about Emilia’s butt-naked scene, and even family members were calling to tell him they couldn’t wait to see his girlfriend in the flesh.”
AMANDA BYNES IS THREATENING TO SUE: Amanda Bynes’ typically light-hearted tweets took a serious turn when the former Nickelodeon star threatened to sue Us Weekly and Perez Hilton for their stories about her. She wrote on Thursday (March 28th), “I’m suing @usweekly & @perezhilton for continuing to act like I’m doing something wrong by tweeting and walking to photoshoots. F–k you!!!!” She later added, “Check my twitter for updates on my clothing and perfume line plux pix!”
KRISTEN BELL GIVES BIRTH: Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have become parents to a baby girl. The couple tweeted the news on Thursday (March 28th.) Dax wrote, “Lincoln Bell Shepard is here. She has mom’s beauty and dad’s obsession with breasts. Hooray!” Kristen added, “My new roommate poops her pants and doesn’t pay rent . . . basically Dax Shepard pre-sobriety. Welcome baby Lincoln.”
ANNA CHLUMSKY IS PREGNANT: Anna Chlumsky, best known for her roles in My Girl and HBO’s VEEP, is pregnant with her first child with husband Shaun So. She revealed to Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live that she will be having a baby girl.
Rob Kardashian Stole From A Photographer
An altercation erupted on Wednesday (March 27th) between a paparazzo and Rob Kardashian after the photographer snapped some unwanted pictures of the overweight reality star. Rob was apparently changing into his gym clothes when he noticed someone photographing him.
TMZ is reporting that Rob manhandled the photog and then stole her camera’s memory card. The cops have reportedly launched a robbery investigation.
- Rob is claiming that the photographer was trespassing on private property by following him into the garage of celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson’s private gym.
Kirsten Dunst On Brad Pitt Kiss
Kirsten Dunst was only 11 years old when she was locking lips with Brad Pitt in Interview With The Vampire but she says the experience wasn’t so thrilling. In a new interview with Bullet magazine, the actress recalls people’s envy over her screen time with the man who would become People’s sexiest man alive.
She told the magazine, “I remember Brad would watch lots of Real World episodes. He had this long hair. He was just a hippie-ish cool dude. Everyone at the time was like, ‘You’re so lucky you kissed Brad Pitt,’ but I thought it was disgusting. I didn’t kiss anyone else until I was 16, I think.”