THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — MAY 3-5
- Iron Man 3, $175.3 million
- Pain & Gain, $7.6 million
- 42, $6.2 million
- Oblivion, $5.8 million
- The Croods, $4.2 million
- The Big Wedding, $3.9 million
- Mud, $2.2 million
- Oz the Great and Powerful, $1.8 million
- Scary Movie 5, $1.4 million
- The Place Beyond the Pines, $1.3 million
K STEW INVOLVED IN FENDER BENDER: Twilight star Kristan Stewart was involved in a minor fender bender in Los Angeles on Friday, May 3rd. No one was hurt.
HONEY BOO BOO’S PARENTS GET MARRIED: Mama June, whose real name is June Shannon, and Sugar Bear, whose real name is Mike Thompson, got married on Sunday, May 5th. The couple met nine years ago online and eventually had Honey Boo Boo, whose real name is Alana Thompson.
MILEY CYRUS SPILLS THE BEANS ON ‘MAXIM’ HOT 100: Miley Cyrus took to her Twitter to prematurely announce that she was Number One on Maxim‘s Hot 100 list. She tweeted, “Didn’t know this was coming out yet! I’m so happy to be #1 on Maxims HOT 100! #myfanskickass #dreamsdocometrue.”
REESE WITHERSPOON HITS LAX SPORTING LAX POLICE CAP: The video footage of Reese Witherspoon‘s April 19th Atlanta arrest has been making the rounds online but that hasn’t stopped the actress from supporting the cops. She arrived at LAX on Saturday, may 20th, wearing a City of Atlanta Police baseball cap.
‘IRON MAN 3’ MAKES HISTORY: Iron Man 3 has the second biggest opening weekend of all time. The film raked in $175.3 million this weekend which is only second to the $207.5 million The Avengers took in last year.
NEW SEASON OF ‘RHONJ’ TO FEATURE A BRAWL: The Real Housewives of New Jersey will return on Sunday, June 2nd. The show’s fifth season will feature a brawl between brother-in-laws Joe Giudice and Joe Gorga.
- To see the trailer go to: http://tinyurl.com/cf5sgkv
MR. ROGERS BIOPIC IN THE WORKS: The life of Fred Rogers, who starred in the long running show, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, could be coming to the silver screen. Deadline.com reports that Treehouse Pictures has purchased Alexis Jolly‘s A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood script.
ESPN’S DIGGER PHELPS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER: Former Notre Dame coach and ESPN college basketball analyst Digger Phelps has been diagnosed with bladder cancer. The 71 year-old is currently recovering from surgery in South Bend, Illinois.
KENTUCKY DERBY HITS RATING HIGH: NBC reports that the Kentucky Derby scored a 10.4 Nielsen rating and 23 share which is up 16% from last year. It was the race’s highest rating since it got a 10.9 in 1992 on ABC.
Keira Knightly Gets Hitched
Actress Keira Knightly got married in the south of France on Saturday, May 4th, to James Righton, the keyboardist for the Klaxons. The actress wore a strapless Chanel gown to the small countryside wedding in the town of Mazan which took just 10-minutes. A source told E! News, “It was just close family, no one else . . . But it’s all 100 percent legal and they’re officially married now.” The couple had to reside in France for atleast two months in order to be able to get married in the country.
- The ceremony was presided over by the mayor of the town, Aime Navello, and translated into English. A guest explained, “They signed the registry and Aime gave them a ‘livret de famille, a book that in France they traditionally hand to the bride with pages to fill with the medical records of your future children. They explained that and Keira and James laughed.”
- The first ceremony was followed by another one at a farmhouse in the country which was to include speeches, dancing and drinking. The source explained, “The vibe’s very rock and roll . . . Keira’s told her friends not to dress up and the focus is more on enjoying the weekend. They’re soul mates and absolutely crazily in love.”
- The couple has been dating for 15 months and engaged for a year.
Denise Richards Gets Charlie And Brook’s Kids
Brooke Mueller‘s 4 year-old twins, Max and Bob, were taken Thursday night, May 2nd, by Los Angeles County D.C.F.S. who decided Mueller’s home was an unsafe environment because of her suspected drug use. The children were placed in the custody of Denise Richards, who is the mother of Charlie Sheen‘s daughters.
- TMZ.com reports that Mueller is happy the children were placed with Richards but her mother apparently isn’t as she felt the kids should have been given to her. According to sources, the children are more comfortable with Richards and their half-sisters then with their grandmother because they’ve never spent an extended period of time with the grandmother.
- There’s no word on how long the children will be with Richards.