Could Robin Williams’ battle with Parkinson’s disease have made his issues with depression worse? Yesterday, the late actor’s widow, Susan Schneider, revealed Williams had been struggling, before his death with the early stages of Parkinson’s. Michael J. Fox has said that he felt depressed and turned to alcohol when HE was first diagnosed with the disease in 1991.
Disney announced plans to honor Robin Williams by airing Aladdin on its television networks this weekend. The 1992 movie will air on Disney Channel on Saturday morning, Disney XD on Sunday morning Disney Junior on Sunday night and on Disney Junior again on Monday morning.
Chelsea Handler apparently isn’t shy about showing off her body as she approaches 40. The talk show host posted a topless photo of herself to Instagram yesterday sitting in a locker room wearing only underwear and pantyhose. She captioned it, “I’m a Kardashian.” See it here!
Carson Daly, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine of The Voice accepted the “Ice Bucket Challenge.” THEY challenged Nick Lachey, Backstreet Boy Kevin Richardson, Joey Fatone, Gwen Stefani, Pharell Williams, Jason Segal, Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr.
Locally, Big Ben Roethlisberger and Troy Polamalu ALSO took the challenge Wednesday night. It all part of the effort to raise awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Contact Music claims Adam Levine is going to produce a mini-series about the music business in the 1970’s. Today’s biggest stars will record songs from the era for the soundtrack.
Nicki Minaj is being sued by an entertainment company for showing up to an event late and leaving early. According to The New York Post, IMP Entertainment paid Nicki $50,000 to host an NBA All-Star weekend event in Hollywood back in February 2011. Nicki was 90-minutes late for her one hour appearance, then left after 30 minutes.
ABC’s Nashville has recruited Derek Hough of Dancing with the Stars for a guest starring role next season.
In Touch Weekly claims Kim Kardashian is still mad that Beyonce did not attend her wedding to Kanye. A source says Kim is done playing nice. “Beyonce humiliated her. Kim will never forgive Beyonce unless she get a public apology.”
The world’s smallest woman is joining the cast of FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show. Series creator Ryan Murphy announced the news Wednesday by tweeting a picture of star Jessica Lange holding the 20 year old, two foot tall woman. Creepy.
TMZ claims the Spring Hill, Tennessee police rushed to Josh Gracin, of American Idol Season 2’s house after neighbors found what they thought was a suicide note on Facebook. It read, “I’ve loved her for 17 years. I made mistakes. I admitted them,. told her the truth and she turned her back on me when I needed her help the most. Please remember me as someone who gave his all in his music…Pray for my family as they carry on in this world without me. Goodbye.” Josh wasn’t home when cops got there, but they reached him by phone and he agreed to speak to and see his wife.
The Godzilla sequel will be released in the summer of 2018.