Al Roker got pretty jazzed to get a handshake from Vice President Joe Biden during the inaugural parade.... Click here to see the video.
Here's Kelly singing My Country Tis of Thee
Here's a clip of Beyonce singing the National Anthem....
Sheryl Crow has a new gig. She’s going to be Blake Shelton’s team mentor on the Voice when it returns in a couple of months. She’ll be another new face added to the mix for season number 4, along with Usher and Shakira. Blake released a statement (quote) “Sheryl Crow is one of the coolest people in the music industry and to have her as an adviser on my team is pretty darn cool.” Miranda Lambert once served as Blake’s team mentor. But there’s a report that the high-profile couple has hit a rough patch in their 2-year marriage. Because of their conflicting work schedules, they spent only about 50 days together in 2012. The rumor is that Miranda has a reason to be concerned with his flirtatious personality.
Meanwhile, it is believed that Sheryl Crow knew about Lance Armstrong's doping. They dated for 2 years, during the time when he was using performance-enhancing drugs and blood-transfusions to win 7 consecutive Tour de France titles. Lances former teammate, Frankie Andreu and his wife Betsy mentioned Sheryl in affidavits they submitted to the U.S. Anti Doping agency. They say Sheryl was in the room when a conversation about doping went down. Lance didn't mention Sheryl during his interview with Oprah Winfrey last week. And Sheryl hasn't spoken since the interview, either
Just one day after Lance Armstrong’s doping admission aired on OWN, Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams secured the movie rights to a forthcoming book about the disgraced cyclist. Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong was written by New York Times sports writer Juliet Macur, who covered Armstrong’s career for the past ten years. It is scheduled for release in June.
Prince Harry admits he screwed up when those naked Las Vegas photos hit the web last year. He says quote, "At the end of the day I probably let myself down, I let my family down, I let other people down." But he also thinks HE was a victim…quote, "At the end of the day, I was in a private area and there should be a certain amount of privacy…The way I was treated…I don't think is acceptable."
Rod Stewart has a confession to make: He cheated…on his driving test.--Back in 1967, a roadie named Pete got tired of driving Rod around. So he decided to do something about it. Rod says, quote, "Pete set off to the test center, signed in as Mr. Roderick Stewart of Highgate and took my test. And I passed, I'm pleased to say." Rod got his U.S. driver's license eight years later. Legally. But he says, quote, "To this day I have never taken a driving test in Britain."
Taylor Swift donated 2,000 books to the Reading Hospital Child Health Center…which is the hospital where she was born. This is not the first time Taylor has done this. Last year she donated 14,000 books to the Nashville Public Library.
Former "American Idol" finalist Danny Gokey is a dad. His wife popped out little Daniel Emanuel Gokey on Sunday. That is all.
Vanity in Hollywood is not limited to actresses. Rumor has it Daniel Craig is looking to go under the knife and have his ears pinned back. Apparently, the James Bond star has become sensitive about them. A source says “Daniel’s always been self-conscious about his protruding ears. He recently confessed to the director of his Skyfall movie that all he could see while watching the film was his ears! So he’s finally going to fix them for good.”
Congratulations to Justin Timberlake! His latest song, “Suit & Tie,” has broken a Billboard record for the most radio plays in its debut week. According to Billboard's Pop Songs chart, the single was played more than 6,000 times. The previous record holder was Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way.” Both songs debuted at number-14 on the Pop Songs chart. Timberlake’s is the highest ever for a male artist. When the sales chart is published tomorrow, “Suit & Tie” could reach the Top 5 with more than 350,000 opening-week downloads. All this goes to show that people were starving for new music from Justin.
Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly ready to take a break from acting. In an interview with the German magazine Bild, He said, "I am a bit drained. I'm now going to take a long, long break. I've done three films in two years and I'm just worn out.'' As for what he wants to do during his time off, Leo said, "I would like to improve the world a bit. I will fly around the world doing good for the environment.”
Journalist Barbara Walters was hospitalized Saturday after suffering a head injury. She fell on a stair and cut her head open at the Washington, DC home of the British Ambassador. “Out of an abundance of caution, she went to the hospital to have her cut tended to, have a full examination and remains there for observation. Barbara is alert which we all take as a very positive sign,” said a rep for ABC. She is 83.
Jennifer Lopez is denying reports that she’s unhappy with how she looks on the cover of this week’s People magazine. Word is, J.Lo’s camp contacted the magazine to complain about the photo, which they say made her look “old and haggard.” (It kinda did.) But J.Lo’s manager Benny Medina denied she was upset over the cover. “Look at the pictures and read the story!,” he said. “We worked closely with the editors of People and we are very pleased with cover photo and the results all around.” In other J.Lo news…the singer/actress, whose new movie Parker opens Friday, has added a new member to her family. Lopez’s boyfriend Casper Smart announced on Twitter last week they adopted a boxer puppy, who they’ve named Bear.