Some very sad news today. Actor Sherman Hemsley, best known for his portrayal of George Jefferson on the 1970′s sitcom ‘The Jeffersons’, has died.
Hemsley died in his El Paso, Texas home of what appears to be natural causes. He was discovered by his nurse who initially believed he had been asleep. Once she realized something was wrong she called for help and discovered he has passed.
How cute is Lea Michele in this pink and ruffle Emili Pucci frock she wore at the Fox All-Star Party Monday night. The actress accessorized the look with satin Brian Atwood pumps, Cathy Waterman jewels and a Christian Louboutin clutch.
It’s official, Mariah Carey will be the new judge of FOX’s “American Idol” on its upcoming season this January. Following both the exists of rocker Steven Tyler and singer Jennifer Lopez, Carey was a top contender for the gig. And she’s getting a hefty payout, $18 million!
On her latest business and career venture Carey says, “I am so excited to be joining ‘Idol’. This kind of all just happened really quickly…I can’t wait to get started in the fall … and I will see you in January.”
The show, which saw judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez exit at the end of last season, will be back on the air for season 12 in January.
Fox’s entertainment chief, Kevin Reilly, called Carey “the biggest recording artist that any of these (talent) shows has ever had,” adding that she was the “artist that many of these contestants have tried to emulate, have tried some of the songs, have tried to hit the notes.”
What is going on with the Jackson family? Over the weekend matriarch of the family, Katherine Jackson, was reported as missing only to be reported as on vacation one day later. And now another scandal has been reported. Late Monday afternoon L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the Jackson family home in Calabasas and took a battery report after family members reported a disturbance, reports TMZ.
Deputy Steve Whitmore tells TMZ … Lost Hills deputies from the Sheriff’s Dept. showed up at the compound and someone inside accused someone else present of a physical assault.
For now we’re not sure just who assaulted whom and who reported the incident, but, we do knowm no arrests were made.
Whitmore tell TMZ … Lost Hills Sheriff’s deputies have been on the Jackson case since April, when a business associate of the Jackson family alleged that Katherine Jackson was being emotionally and financially mistreated by family members.
The 24 yr. old Colorado shooter, James Holmes, made his first court appearance today. Dressed in a burgandy jail house attire with dishelved hair he dyed a bright orange, the suspect was visibly somber and looked a bit out of it. Take a look at what happened in the Colorado courtroom early Monday afternoon.
In the latest Jackson family drama, matriarch Katherine Jackson was reportedly missing late Saturday night. The incident was reported by family friend Trent Jackson who also lives with Katherine in her Beverly Hills home.
Thankfully, late Sunday night police have confirmed they’ve spoken with Mrs. Jackson and she’s doing fine. She tells police, “I’m safe and with a family member.”
The missing persons report was further heightening when granddaughter Paris Jackson tweeted Saturday, “My grandmother is missing and I haven’t spoken to her in a week. I want her home now.”
The issue? Mrs. Jackson is the legal guardian of the late Michael Jackson’s three children; Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Prince Michael Jackson II, and Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson.
However, Jermaine Jackson told NBC’s Today’s show this morning, “How can our mother be missing if she’s in Arizona with her own daughter, Rebbie?” In his own twitter missing on Saturday he also tweeted, “No one is being blocked from speaking with mother. She’s merely an 82 year old woman following doctors orders to rest up and distress.”
We knew we’d see it one day! Rihanna has a new butt tattoo she recently flashed while on vacation on a yacht in St. Tropez, France. If you remember, Back in January Rihanna posted photos on Twitter of herself getting a few tats. Her infamous thug life knuckle tattoo and the tat on her butt we’ve yet to see. Well, here it is.
Over the weekend Frank Ocean took the stage of Atlanta’s Center Stage to perform exclusive for some die hard fans to the sold out venue. He performed singles including “Bad Religion”, “American Wedding”, and “Forrest Gump”. Much like their fave artist, the crowd dressed in bandanas and hand-painted posters showing their devotion to the
24-year old singer. See more photos and videos below.
The final installation of the Twilight franchise looks like it may even be the best one. Bella is finally a vampire! As you may recall, the third and final book, “Breaking Dawn”, was broken into two parts and now we’ve got the exciting movie trailer. Check it out.
The Twilight mania will be rebooted once again come November 19th. Are you excited?!
How Tragic! Usher‘s step-son, Kyle Glover, with estranged wife Tameka Raymond has died. The 11 year old succumbed to brain injuries following a jet ski accident exactly two weeks ago today. Although initially placed on life support in hopes he would make a full recovery, his mother made the very difficult decision to take him off life support following doctors orders he was brain dead and there would be no revising him. He died Saturday morning in an Atlanta hospital.
Despite the many negative comments and jokes made about Tameka Raymond these last few years, no mother should have to bury her child.