Lee Ryan has filed for bankruptcy, meaning that the entire pop boyband Blue have gone financially bust.
The singer was reportedly forced to declare bankruptcy by a debt collection company, and will now have all of his assets frozen. “Lee has tried to manage his financial commitments from over the years to the best of his abilities but ultimately concedes that bankruptcy is the best way forward in order for him to provide the best future for his children,” a representative for Ryan told the Guardian.
Recently, a video surfaced of an onset meltdown by Dennis Quaid.
According to Variety: “In the expletive-laden tirade, seemingly captured on a crew member’s phone, Quaid takes someone to task for walking onto set and interrupting his line, before an off-camera speaker tries to calm him down. ‘Don’t f—ing ‘Dennis’ me, I am doing my job here, I’m a pro! This is the most unprofessional set I have ever been on,’ Quaid retorts, hurling a few more insults before apparently storming off set.”
Entertainment Weekly claims the rant was fake, but Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t behind it.
An Argentine judge ordered the arrest of pop star Justin Bieber if he sets foot in the country after the singer failed to face questions about an alleged assault at a Buenos Aires nightclub in 2013, a court secretary said on Friday.
Local photographer Diego Pesoa accused Bieber and one of his bodyguards of lashing out at him when he tried to take a picture of the star as he left the club in the capital’s trendy Palermo Hollywood neighborhood, states Reuters.
The Argentine judge issued a warrant calling for Bieber to immediately be placed in detention.
The 2013 incident happened near a Buenos Aires nightclub, where the local photographer says Bieber sent his bodyguards to assault him after he tried to take a picture.
Bieber has since refused to report for questioning on the allegations, states the website avclub.com.
According to Gawker: “Canadian by birth but a true cosmopolitan of misconduct, Bieber is accused of ordering his bodyguards to beat a photographer outside a Buenos Aires nightclub in 2013. Since then, Bieber has failed to return to the country for questioning, resulting in yesterday’s request for ‘immediate detention.'”
Here is the opening sketch from Saturday Night Live from April 11th, 2015. Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) announces she’s running for president in a social media video with husband Bill Clinton (Darrell Hammond).
The sister of slain Tejano singer Selena has reassured fans they won’t be “freaked out” by a new project featuring the hologram of her late sibling because the technology is amazing, states hollywood.com.
The project is being called “Selena the One,” states CNN.
Selena the One “will release new songs and videos, will collaborate with current hit artists, and aims to go on tour in 2018,” said a statement on Selena’s Facebook page.
The sister, Suzette Quintanilla, has given her blessing to plans for the live show that will feature the image of Selena, who was killed 20 years ago.
According to hollywood.com, Quintanilla is convinced fans will love the tasteful technology.
She tells Billboard.com, “By no means is this something that’s creepy or weird. A lot of the new fans that did not get to experience what Selena was about hopefully will be able to get a sense of her with this new technology that’s going to be coming out.”
Suzette reveals she and her family members were approached last year (2014) by bosses at Acrovirt, a company that specializes in a technology called Digitized Human Essence – hologram technology.
Selena’s sister adds, “It’s not about replacing Selena in any shape, way or form. It’s just something to help her legacy continue growing.”
Citizen Dick was the fictional grunge band featured in Cameron Crowe’s 1992 hit film Singles.
They are getting a 7-inch release for Record Store Day. The vinyl will feature “Touch Me I’m Dick” — the full version of which surfaced a few years ago — on the A-side and an etching of a quote from the film on the B-side.
The “real” Citizen Dick featured Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard, and Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam.
Sources state It will come out on 4/18 via Legacy Recordings with the rest of the Record Store Day releases.
According to her website, Carole King wrote her first #1 hit at the age of 17, penning “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” for the Shirelles with then-husband Gerry Goffin.
In 1960, King made her solo record debut with a song called “Baby Sittin’,” and two years later, her demo of “It Might As Well Rain Until September” made the Top 25 in the U.S., climbing all the way to #3 on the British charts. Lennon & McCartney were well aware of her work; they were quoted as saying that all they “ever wanted to be was like Goffin and King.”
In the late ’60s, soon after Goffin and King’s “(You make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” was immortalized by Aretha Franklin, Carole moved to Los Angeles with her daughters, Louise and Sherry, setting up house in Laurel Canyon and forming The City, who released one album, 1968’s Now That Everything’s Been Said. King released her first solo album, Writer, in 1970.
1971’s Tapestry took King to the pinnacle. It spoke personally to every one of her contemporaries and provided the spiritual musical backdrop to the decade. While King was in the studio recording Tapestry, Taylor recorded King’s “You’ve Got a Friend,” taking the song all the way to #1.
In a first for a female writer/artist, Tapestry won all three of the key Grammy Awards—record, song and album of the year—as well as best female vocalist honors for King. With more than 25 million units sold, Tapestry remained the best-selling album by a female artist for a quarter century, and King went on to amass three other platinum and seven gold albums.
In 1987, King was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and, a year later, Goffin and King were awarded the National Academy of Songwriters’ Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1990, the duo was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2002, King was honored with the prestigious Mercer Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Two years later, Goffin and King received the Trustee Award from the Recording Academy.
Carole King is the voice of a generation. Her life is even a Broadway hit, called Beautiful. Here, King tells Ronan Farrow about navigating obstacles from gender stereotypes to domestic abuse. She also discusses political relationships from Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama.
Kelly Carter from the website BuzzFeed discusses with MSNBC how the exposure of Viola Davis’ natural hair on How To Get Away With Murder is significant for black women in Hollywood and TV.
“Viola Davis is an American actress. Beginning her career on the stage, Davis won a Tony and a Drama Desk Award for her role in August Wilson’s King Hedley II (2001). She won a second Drama Desk Award for Intimate Apparel (2004), followed by a second Tony and a third Drama Desk Award for her role in Fences (2010).
Davis has played supporting roles in several films, including Traffic (2000), Solaris (2002), Knight and Day (2010)… In 2012, she was listed by Time as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Beginning in 2014, Davis’ leading role in the television series How To Get Away With Murder also drew major praise.
Some sources are claiming the Jennifer Lopez movie The Boy Next Door is certain to induce groans.
Connect Savannah claims it is reminiscent of the dopey ‘women in peril’ thrillers from the years surrounding Y2K. Like bombs that featured the slumming likes of Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry and Ashley Judd.
The movie stars Lopez as Claire Peterson, a high school teacher living alone with her teenage son Kevin (Ian Nelson) in the aftermath of learning about her husband Garrett’s (John Corbett) infidelity.
Husband Garrett admits he made a mistake and wants to reconcile, but Claire is torn between giving him another chance or divorcing. When hunky Noah Sandborn (Ryan Guzman) moves in next door to tend to his grandfather (Jack Wallace), Claire is interested in him.
Noah is 19 years old, but life circumstances (namely, the deaths of his parents) have led to him still being in high school. Nevertheless, Noah’s hot for teacher, and when he makes a pass at her, she responds favorably. The morning after their sexual encounter, Claire realizes she made a mistake.
“It’s at this precise point Noah goes from 0 to 60 mph on the psycho scale.”
“No sooner has she attempted the next morning’s walk of shame, however, than Noah turns on a dime into an obsessive stalker, appearing unannounced at her home and somehow getting a seat in her high-school literature class. The film’s initial formulaic competence gives way to outright preposterousness rather quickly, hinging on idiot-plot character motivations, ‘It was only a cat!’ jump scares and computer files that may as well be labeled ‘Evil Schemes, 2012-2014.’”
“As for Claire, she’s the typical dunderheaded heroine found in thrillers of this low caliber, making so many mistakes in dealing with her stalker that you wonder how she can possibly possess the brainpower to master a light switch, let alone teach Homer to bored teens.”
“With Rob Cohen (The Fast And The Furious) directing from a clunky script by Barbara Curry, the film morphs from would-be sexy melodrama to harder edged thriller and ends up with a near-horror climax.”