The NY Post claims ABC is upset with Michael Strahan for refusing to end his vacation early in order to cover Hurricane Harvey. Sources tell the paper; “ABC News asked Strahan to come home from his vacation. He’s from Houston. But he refused and is still floating around on a yacht in Greece somewhere. ABC is really upset with him. ABC staffers just cannot believe he didn’t come back.”
Strahan’s rep says; “They did not ask him to come back. He’s been in direct contact with his family — and thankfully they are doing fine. He is headed [to Houston] next week and will help in any way that he can.
”Contact Music, citing TMZ, claims the producers of American Idol want Luke Bryan to judge the show with Katy Perry. They reportedly made an offer. Luke has yet to respond
Stephen King tells Contact Music that his new clown movie ‘It’ is scary. ”I had hopes, but I was not prepared for how good it really was. It’s something that’s different and at the same time, it’s something that audiences are gonna relate to. They’re gonna like the characters. To me, it’s all about character. If you like the character, if you care, the scares generally work. I’m sure my fans will enjoy the movie. I think they’re gonna really enjoy the movie. And I think some of them will go back two or three times and actually savour the thing.”
The film opens this Thursday
The Daily Mail claims the Pennsylvania State Police have issued a clown warning ahead of the release of Stephen King’s new clown thriller “It.”
The statement read: ”With the fall of 2017 upon us, it is anticipated that similar “creepy clown” sightings could be reported starting as soon as September.”
Bobby Brown claims he taught Michael Jackson how to moonwalk. Celebrity Insider quotes him as saying; “I had a few moves that just was super. Plus, I was the first one in Orchard Park to do the moonwalk. It was something that just killed the game once I brought it up the East Coast. Actually, I was the one that taught Michael how to do it.”
Sharon Osbourne ripped Kim Kardashian over the weekend during an interview with the Daily Telegraph. She reportedly told the paper; “Kim says she’s doing everything in the name of feminism, but that’s not feminism! Those girls live off their bodies, half of LA has been through them and everything they do from the sex tape to the plastic see-through dresses and the gym wear is about sex, not female progress. And listen: God bless them. If Kim wants to show off her body, fine. But that’s not feminism, that’s being a ho. And there’s nothing wrong with being a ho, but always remember what you are.”
The Hollywood Reporter claims some at Warner Brothers want Leonardo DiCaprio to star in The Joker’s origin story. Martin Scorsese is producing the film. The site claims Warner Brothers’ chances of signing DiCaprio are ‘slim to none’.
Inside Edition claims Serena Williams and her fiance Alexis are the proud parents of a new baby girl. The 6-pound, 13-ounce child was born last Friday. Serena had her baby moments before her sister, Venus, played in the U.S. Open
The NY Post claims Tori Spelling’s husband Dean McDermott could be facing jail time for missing child support payments again. A source tells the paper: “It’s crazy that all this is over $1,500. He could get a job at the Gap and pay that off every month. It’s not like it came out of left field. It was late because Dean was paying their son Jack’s first-month rent, security deposit and several other college expenses, which Mary Jo would not contribute to.”
Sharon Osbourne tells the Daily Mirror that Ozzy had affairs with six women. “He had women in different countries. Basically, if you’re a woman giving Ozzy either a back rub or a trolley of food, God help you. When I found out about the hairdresser, I couldn’t believe it. Because none of these women were show ponies; he was doing it to fill the void in some way.”
Uproxx claims Shia LaBeouf is not going to star in Indiana Jones 5. Screenwriter David Koepp is quoted as telling Entertainment Weekly; “Harrison plays Indiana Jones, that I can certainly say. And the Shia LaBeouf character is not in the film.”
E! News claims Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom spent Labor Day weekend on a Malibu beach together. A source tells the site; “Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are back together. They never stopped loving each other. They are both working on making it right this time.”