"America's Got Talent" has a replacement for Sharon Osbourne’s seat at the judges table. They’ve hired Scary Spice. Mel B. Sharon left the show after last season because she was upset with NBC for dumping her son JACK from "Stars and Stripes".
Scary Spice will sit alongside Howard Stern and Howie Mandel, who have already confirmed that they'll be back. By the way, NBC is thinking of adding a fourth judge, but, quote, "the right person has to show their hand."
Are you planning on watching the "85th Annual Academy Awards" on Sunday? Well, good luck finding that show, because it no longer exists. At least for this year. The Academy decided to "rebrand" the show by just calling it "The Oscars". But the Academy says, quote, "[This decision is] right for this show, but we could easily go back to using 'Academy Awards' next year."
This is pretty interesting. Slate.com has put together a list of everyone who was thanked by the Best and Supporting Actor and Actress winners over the past 11 years. It's kind of tedious to look through everything…but here's one detail that stands out. Meryl Streep has received more shout-outs from other winners than God. God has only been thanked in THREE speeches… to Meryl's FOUR.
The list is pretty easy list to navigate. You just click on each winner and the list appears underneath them. You'll find it here.)
This is just weird. Miracle Whip assembled a pretty random bunch of artists to do a "We Are the World"-style video singing the praises of…well..Miracle Whip. They include Lance Bass, Susan Boyle, Don Dokken, the Village People, Tiffany and Wynonna Judd. Check it out here.
Kelly Osbourne is not so vain that she won’t share a humiliating story of how she almost landed face first into a public toilet. Instead, she wrenched her ankle, which is now in a cast. Kelly took to Twitter to tell her tale in a series of tweets. (quote) “Got my shoe stuck in a bathroom drain. I was faced w/ spraining my ankle or eating the toilet! Guess what I picked?” “I just could not bare the thought of my face landing in a public toilet! However I’m now questioning my decision due to the pain!!!!”
Yesterday we saw pictures of Scarlett Johansson walking around New York City with her boyfriend, wearing a big diamond on her left ring finger. But it turns out it doesn't mean what we thought it meant. Scarlett's rep says, quote, "Scarlett is absolutely not engaged."
It happens all the time: Someone wins an Oscar, then never comes close to reaching that level again. With that in mind, here's a list of 10 Academy Award Winners Who Dropped Off the Map...
#1.) Cuba Gooding Jr., Best Supporting Actor for "Jerry Maguire", 1996
#2.) Adrien Brody, Best Actor for "The Pianist", 2003
#3.) Jennifer Connelly, Best Supporting Actress for "A Beautiful Mind", 2002
#4.) Brenda Fricker, Best Supporting Actress for "My Left Foot", 1990
#5.) Bruce Joel Rubin, Best Original Screenplay for "Ghost", 1991
#6.) Roberto Benigni, Best Actor for "Life Is Beautiful", 1999
#7.) Mercedes Ruehl, Best Supporting Actress for "The Fisher King", 1992
#8.) Timothy Hutton, Best Supporting Actor for "Ordinary People", 1981
#9.) Joel Grey, Best Supporting Actor for "Cabaret", 1972
#10.) Michael Cimino, Best Director for "The Deer Hunter", 1979
Mark Hamill says George Lucas is, quote, "talking to us" about returning for "Star Wars 7". By "us", we assume he also means Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher. He also said that if any of them decide not to, their roles WON'T be recast. Their characters will just be written out of the story.
Could we have another Milli Vanilli scandal? Recently, there was some speculation that Britney Spears didn't sing her new track with Will.I.Am. Now, "Star" magazine claims Britney doesn't even sing on her own albums anymore…or at least it isn’t ALL her. They talked to a guy named Murray Langston, who's the father of singer Myah Marie. He claims she recorded seven of the songs on Britney's most recent album, "Femme Fatale". He says, quote, "Myah can sound just like her. She has a knack." He adds that Myah was paid just $1,000 for each of the songs. Myah herself denies being anything more than a background singer. Britney's camp hasn't commented.
Lady Gaga has gone under the knife. Yesterday morning, she Tweeted, quote, "Going in for surgery now. Thank you so much for sending me love and support. I will be dreaming of you." There are no further updates. Last week, Lady Gaga was forced to cancel the remaining dates on her tour after being diagnosed with a "labral tear of the right hip," which was caused by "strenuous repetitive movements in her performances."