Dirty On The 30: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
People magazine says American Hustle star Christian Bale is a dad for the second time after he and his wife recently welcomed their second child, a son. They already have a 9 year old daughter.
Katie Couric’s much anticipated guest return to “Today” has been scratched. The former “Today” and and daytime talk show host who’s now the global news anchor at Yahoo, was asked to be a special guest host for one day alongside Matt Lauer while Savannah Guthrie is on maternity leave. NBC has offered one day stints to Couric and other special guests, including Jane Pauley and Barbara Walters. But Couric turned it down, saying she wouldn’t accept a one day role.
Charlie Sheen put a new twist on the Ice Bucket Challenge. He videotaped himself pouring $10,000 over his head and announced he was donating that to ALS. He then challenged Jon Cryer, Chuck Lorre and Ashton Kutcher to “identically do what I just did.”
Ben Affleck also having some fun during the Ice Bucket Challenge. He accepted the challenge while standing beside their pool and his wife, Jennifer Garner poured the ice water over his head. THEN he pulled her into the pool with him. They are just too cute.
Taylor Swift has released her new CD and she says it was inspired by ’80s music. It’s called 1989 and it’ll be released on October 27th. Shake It Off is the first single. She says, “For the record, this is my very first documented, official pop album.”
Taylor also launched a new line of Keds called “Sneaky Cat.”
Another reason not to like Giselle Bundchen. Haha She’s the world’s highest paid model, having earned $47 million in the past year.
The NY Daily News claims Ian Ziering wants to raise to star in Sharknado 3. A source says, “They’ll replace him, they’ll replace (co-star) Tara Reid. They’re not essential to the story. No one is. The sharks are graphics and everyone else is replaceable.”
Kelly Osbourne tells Contact Music that she’s launching a clothing line that’ll include a polka dot jumpsuit. “I believe that every time you wear something, you have as story of where you wore it, whether it be good or bad.”
Ed Sheeran, who’s been here at our 84 Lumber Theater and toured with Taylor Swift when she came here to Pittsburgh as well, is going to be an usher at Courteney Cox and Johnn McDaid’s wedding.
JK Rowling has expanded the Harry Potter universe once again. She wrote a new post on her Pottermore website further describing Celestina Warbeck, a popular singer who’d been mentioned casually throughout the book series.
The official Twitter page for The Ellen Show shared a photo of Portia De Rossi’s surprise gift for her wife over the weekend. The picture shows the couple posing with the sky in the background and skywriting which reads “Six.” Portia and Ellen got married on August 17th, 2008. There have been rumors o marital problems in the tabloids but Ellen made several public statements that they’re still very happy together.
Despite rumors, Chris Brown and Kendall Jenner are NOT dating. It was reported that the two were seen “out together and got into a car crash.” However, it was Kendall’s sister Kylie who got into the accident a couple of days ago.
A & E is adding another reality series featuring famous brothers. After the success of the “Wahlburgers,” about siblings Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg’s Boston burger chain, the network has ordered the new show “Lachey’s Bar,” after Nick and Drew Lachey as they open a bar in their hometown of Cincinnati.
TLC has ordered more installments of Kate Plus 8 to air in December. Cameras will follow Gosselin and the kids as they travel to Boston and explore the New England area as part of their family vacation.