Celebrity Sleaze for Friday 6/21/13

by Gino on June 21, 2013

in Celebrity Sleaze

Kimye Baby Name

TMZ claims to have received a copy of the birth certificate for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s baby girl and apparently Kimye did not stick with the tradition of giving their baby a “K” name.

The little girl has reportedly been named North West. There were rumors a few months back that the couple was looking to give a directional name to their child and Kim even joked to Jay Leno that she was thinking of naming her baby Easton.

  • As of Thursday night (June 20th,) reps for Kim and Kanye have not confirmed whether North is actually the name.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. WILL BE IRON MAN AGAIN: Robert Downey Jr. has officially signed on to reprise his role as Tony Stark AKA Iron Man for Marvel’s The Avengers 2 and Marvel’s The Avengers 3. Joss Whedon’s sequel to hugely successful first installment is scheduled to hit theaters on May 1st, 2015.

SEQUEL TO BAD TEACHER IN THE WORKS: Columbia Pictures is working on Bad Teacher 2 which will be directed by Jake Kasdan and written by Justin Malen. Cameron Diaz will hopefully star in the sequel but no deal is in place yet. CBS is also launching a sitcom based on the film starring Ari Graynor coming this fall.

TAORMINA FILM FESTIVAL WILL PAY HOMAGE TO JAMES GANDOLFINI: The Taormina Film Festival is putting together a tribute to the late James Gandolfini which will highlight his career and talent. James was scheduled to receive an award and teach a masterclass at the festival this weekend before he passed away on Wednesday (June 19th.) Festival organizers Mario Sesti and Tiziana Rocca said, “We are deeply saddened. We had heard from James Gandolfini a few hours before and he was very happy to receive this award and to be able to travel to Italy. He was the American actor that better than anyone else has been able to interpret the Italian-American with his personality full of contrasts, ambition, pain, humor. He was the face of the golden age of television, but also a memorable film actor.”

‘BIG BROTHER 15’ CAST REVEALED: CBS has revealed the 16 houseguests who will be moving in together to compete for a $500,000 grand prize on Big Brother 15. The cast age ranges from 22 to 37. Take a look: http://bit.ly/105G2os

DANNY HUSTON JOINS TIM BURTON’S ‘BIG EYES’: X-Men Origins: Wolverine actor Danny Huston has signed on to Tim Burton’s Big Eyes — the true story of painter Margaret Keane and her manipulative husband Walter. Christoph Waltz, Amy Adams, Krysten Ritter, and Jason Schwartzman are also attached to the project.

LINDSAY LOHAN WILL NOT SWITCH REHABS AGAIN: Lindsay Lohan was reportedly hoping to switch rehab facilities again to carry out the rest of her stay on the east coast but Radar Online is reporting that the prosecutors and judge would not allow it to happen. Earlier this month Lindsay was relocated from Betty Ford to Cliffside Malibu where sources say she is “receiving excellent treatment and responding well.”

BROOKE BURKE-CHARVET WEIGHS IN ON MELISSA ETHERIDGE’S ANGELINA JOLIE COMMENTS: Thyroid cancer survivor Brooke Burke-Charvet has chimed in to express her dismay over Melissa Etheridge’s comments regarding Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy. Brooke told E!, “I feel like to comment on somebody else’s decision and their motivation and to criticize it in any way feels really inappropriate for me. And I bite my tongue because Angelina is not a personal friend and I can’t speak about her experience, but doing something electively to avoid great odds that you can have a fatal disease, not only is it brave, but I think it’s pretty intelligent.”

RACHEL ZOE IS PREGNANT: Stylist and reality TV star Rachel Zoe has revealed that she and husband Rodger Berman are expecting their second child. The couple already have a two-year-old son named Skyler.

DAVID BECKHAM CAUSES STAMPEDE IN CHINA: David Beckham unintentionally caused a stampede during a visit to the Tongji University in Shanghai, China on Thursday (June 20th) which left seven people injured. According to BBC, 1,000 local fans rushed security which left several police, students, and security guards bruised and bloodied. Beckham posted a statement online saying, “Sorry I couldn’t get out on the pitch to see the teams. It was impossible to get through the massive crowds.” He also wished the injured a speedy recovery.

STEPHEN COLBERT PAYS TRIBUTE TO HIS MOTHER: A video of Stephen Colbert’s emotional tribute to his late mother on the June 19th episode of The Colbert Report has gone viral. Colbert’s mother, Lorna Tuck Colbert, passed away last week at the age of 92. Stephen said, “If you watch this show, and you like this show, it’s because of everybody who works here and I’m lucky to be one of them. When you watch the show, if you also like me, that’s because of my mom.”

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