HUGH JACKMAN SPENDS HIS 45TH BIRTHDAY RAISING MONEY: Wolverine star Hugh Jackman spent his 45th birthday on Saturday (October 12th) by putting on a charity performance of his One Night Only show in front of 4,500 people in Hollywood. The actor raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fun thanks to celebrity attendees including Tom Cruise, Olivia Munn, Terrence Howard, Kristin Davis, Darren Criss, and Maria Bello.
LINDSAY LOHAN GOT NEW INK: Lindsay Lohan hit up a tattoo parlor over the weekend to get some new ink done on her upper arm. The actress uploaded a photo of the event to her Instagram page on Sunday (October 13th) with the caption, “@seanpenncils #HomeWork #behindthescenes.” Lindsay’s brother Michael Jr. was also with her getting his own body art done. Lilo has yet to show off the finished product. Take a look at the pic: http://bit.ly/1gFVUFH
MARIO LOPEZ’S BIRTHDAY WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: X Factor host Mario Lopez was celebrating his birthday in Las Vegas over the weekend when he suffered a wardrobe malfunction by tearing a hole in the crotch of his pants. He laughed off the unfortunate incident with his Twitter followers by uploading a photo of the damage. According to E! News, Lopez didn’t let the embarrassing rip ruin his night as he continued to party with his wife Courtney who was also celebrating her birthday. See the pic here: http://bit.ly/GOsIhE
ZAC EFRON HAS A MOVIE DATE WITH LILY COLLINS: Only one day after Zac Efron was photographed getting cozy with his Hairspray co-star Brittany Snow, he spent his Friday night (October 11th) taking in a movie with actress Lily Collins. Sources say Zac and Lily are just friends these days after reportedly testing the dating waters back in 2012.
CAMILLE GRAMMER UNDERGOES HYSTERECTOMY: Former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Camille Grammer underwent a hysterectomy last Thursday (October 10th) to treat her endometrial cancer diagnosis. A rep for the reality star told E! News, “The surgery went well and she is expected to make a complete recovery following a significant recuperation period.”
VANITY FAIR IS MOVING FORWARD WITH GWYNETH PALTROW STORY: Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter confirmed to The Times of London that the magazine will be moving forward with the Gwyneth Paltrow article that the actress herself was trying to put an end to. Carter revealed, “We started a story on her. We have a very good writer and it’ll run.” He added that Gwyneth’s disapproval of the article only made him more determined to get the story published.
CHARLIE HUNNAM DOESN’T WANT TO BE ROBERT PATTINSON: Charlie Hunnam reportedly dropped out playing Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey because he was not interested in all of the Twilight-like mania that the film would bring. A source told People, “He dropped out of the project because he didn’t want to be typecast. He didn’t want the Robert Pattinson-esque attention that would come along with taking on this role.” It is still unknown who will replace Charlie in the movie.
SAOIRSE RONAN IN TALKS FOR ‘FANTASTIC FOUR’ REMAKE: The Host actress Saoirse Ronan is reportedly currently the top choice to play Sue Storm in the upcoming reboot of Fantastic Four. According to Deadline, Kate Mara and Margot Robbie also auditioned for the gig but no decisions have been made by the studio yet.
BILL MURRAY IN TALKS FOR CAMERON CROWE FILM: The Wrap is reporting that Bill Murray is in negotiations to join the cast of Cameron Crowe’s latest untitled film. Murray will be joining an all-star cast featuring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Danny McBride, Alec Baldwin and Jay Baruchel. Production on the project began back on September 26th in Hawaii.
WILL ARNETT DISCUSSES MORE ‘ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT’: Will Arnett has been working on his new Fall sitcom The Millers but the comedian teased Arrested Development fans with an update on the possibility of another Netflix season. Will told Digital Spy, “I know that there’s been a lot of talk. The truth is that we are actually just trying to figure out exactly how we’re going to do it. There is a plan to do something — I don’t want to say exactly what it’s going to be yet, but we are actively talking about how it’s going to come together in its next form, Needless to say, we are going to continue on in telling the story of the Bluths and it will be sooner rather than later.”
Dan Akroyd Versus Australian TV Host
Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd has been in Australia promoting his new line of vodka but one of his talk show appearances ended with him cursing out the host. According to Web Pro News, Dan was chatting with host Ellen Fanning on SBS talk show The Observer Effect when she refused to allow him to plug his Crystal Head vodka.
Things were reportedly running smoothly when the 61-year-old was chatting about his childhood and career but things escalated when Fanning would not discuss the booze. Aykroyd reportedly ripped his sunglasses off and proceeded to mention the full line of vodka products before storming out. He was overheard outside allegedly calling the host a “f*****g hosebag.”
- According to The Daily Telegraph, the network requested that Ellen and the show’s producer apologize to Dan but they refused and asked that he be the one to apologize. SBS claimed that “advertorials are not part of the show’s format.”