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Kiefer Sutherland is offering up a professional response to Freddie Prinze, Jr.'s claims that the "24" star was anything but when he worked with him several years ago. Sutherland's rep released a statement Monday saying this was the first the actor had heard of Freddie's grievances before adding, "Kiefer enjoyed working with Freddie and wishes him the best." Prinze told ABC News at Comic-Con over the weekend that he seriously considered quitting acting after experiencing Sutherland's behavior on the set of "24" in 2010.
Andi Dorfman has found her happy ending. She ended her season on "The Bachelorette" accepting the proposal of Josh, the former professional baseball player from her hometown of Atlanta.
"Glee" star Lea Michele shared via Twitter Monday that she'll be appearing on an episode of the FX series, Sons of Anarchy, which she called her "favorite show." The series returns to FX on September 9th.
"Fifty Shades of Grey" had the best opening week of any trailer so far this year . . . and its first week isn't even over yet. The clip has racked up 36.4 million views on YouTube since it was released last Thursday.
Here's what's new on DVD today:
• "Noah" . . . starring Russell Crowe as Noah and Jennifer Connelly as his wife.
• "The Other Woman" . . . Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann become friends after they find out that the guy Cameron's been dating is Leslie's husband . . . and that he's been cheating on both of them with Kate Upton.
A 53-year-old homeless guy is being held without bail in Manhattan Criminal court after being arrested for stalking and harassing Rihanna. Kevin Mcglynn was allegedly caught on video surveillance on three occasions this month delivering unsettling letters to a Rihanna employee. He has at least a dozen arrests on his rap sheet, including four busts for trespassing.
The first trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" premiered Sunday night after it was unveiled earlier this weekend at Comic-Con. It's set to hit theaters on November 21st. "Mockingjay - Part 2," meanwhile, will arrive in 2015.
DC Comics unveiled a picture of the new Wonder Woman, as well as a teaser for the upcoming movie "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice"
The trailer for "Mad Max: Fury Road" made its debut. The movie hits theaters next year and stars Tom Hardy as Max.
Tom will also play Elton John in his biopic called "Rocketman" which is expected to begin shooting later this year.
The new season of "Family Guy" starts next month, and for the premiere they're doing a crossover episode with "The Simpsons". They showed a five-minute preview this weekend at Comic-Con. The Griffins end up by accident in Springfield, and start hanging out with the Simpsons.
SCARLETT JOHANSSON'S sci-fi movie "Lucy" beat THE ROCK'S"Hercules" at the box office this weekend, $44 million to $29 million. As for the other new releases, the MICHAEL DOUGLAS movie "And So It Goes" made just over $4.5 million in 8th place.
You loved Kristen Bell as Anna in Disney's mega animated hit, Frozen. This morning the actress is trending as another Disney character…Kristen stars as Mary Poppins in a new Funny Or Die video about raising minimum wage.
A source says ROBIN THICKE is done begging his wife PAULA PATTON to forgive him, and has decided to move on. An attorney is already working on a financial settlement. One thing Robin is firm on, though, is that he won't be the one to file for divorce.
Are CHARLIZE THERON and SEAN PENN engaged? Charlize was spotted wearing a ring on her engagement finger.
When JENNY MCCARTHY marries DONNIE WAHLBERG, her cousin MELISSA MCCARTHY won't be there. And a source says it's because they're feuding . . . quote, "They were close at one time, but they've grown distant over the past few years. Jenny feels she helped Melissa get a leg up in the business. But now that Melissa's career is skyrocketing, Jenny feels [Melissa] doesn't have time for her."
Announced today at Comic-Con: All of the original Firefly stars will reprise their characters for the online game!
Adele has won a lawsuit against a U.K. photo agency responsible for sharing some of the only photos of her son. The agency has agreed to never use the photos again, and will also pay up to a reported five-figure sum in damages.
Three months after BIG SEAN ended their engagement, Glee actress, NAYA RIVERA has married another guy. He's an actor named RYAN DORSEY. They got hitched in Mexico this past Saturday . . . the SAME DAY Naya and Sean were supposed to get married.
Zoe Saldana, star of Avatar, Star Trek, and the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie is reportedly 3 months pregnant with her first baby.
BRITNEY SPEARS is releasing a line of LINGERIE, called The Intimate Britney Spears.
"Tacky" is making Weird Al "Happy." After 30 years of parody hits, Weird Al Yankovic is finally seeing his first number one album. Yankovic, whose 14th album "Mandatory Fun," includes rewrites of songs by Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, Lorde and others, is making its debut at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart after selling more than 104-thousand copies in its first week.
It is here...the first official full trailer for 50 Shades of Grey!
The movie will star Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele and Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey, with the novel's author E.L James working as a producer for the hotly anticipated film.
and finally...listen to The Rocket and Teresa Show tomorrow morning for another chance to fly to NYC to see Into the Storm. We will give away the trip next week!
America's biggest Comic-Con is getting underway. The four-day extravaganza is expected to bring nearly 130-thousand people, 166-million dollars in revenue and just over two-and-a-half million in tax revenue into San Diego this year. The annual event has also turned into a tremendous opportunity for Hollywood to promote current and upcoming films and TV series, with exclusive footage and appearances by big-name actors. Everything gets started tonight with a special sneak preview, while the main event gets underway Thursday morning.
The "Fight Club" author is making good on a promise he made last year to follow up on his 1996 novel. Sharing a few details ahead of his appearance at the San Diego Comic Con…"USA Today" says the "Fight Club" sequel will unfold as a ten-issue comic book series picking up ten years after the ending of the original book while also exploring Tyler Durden's past.
A new picture of Jay Z and Beyonce walking their daughter Blue Ivy seems to be silencing rumors that the music power couple are on the brink of breaking up. Sources say JAY Z and BEYONCÉ are going to divorce after their On the Run tour ends later this summer. One source says, quote, "They are splitting up everything (properties, money, children) right now, but will be keeping up appearances until the announcement. They are separating this year, with the divorce to follow in about six months. It will be very clean and very fast.
"Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes is opening the doors of her Los Angeles home to President Barack Obama today. Rhimes is set to host a fundraising event for the Democratic National Convention. "Scandal" star Kerry Washington is on board as a member of the host committee for the event. The night will include a musical performance, followed by remarks from the President who will also sit down for dinner with about 30 guests. It's one of several fundraisers the President is scheduled to attend during his visit to California this week. The President did back out of an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The White House said doing a comedy show in the midst of the serious topics on the international scene posed a challenge for the President.
Sarah Palin has at least one thing in common with Sammy Hagar -- she can't drive 55 either. And she certainly can't do 45. The former Alaska governor was caught speeding last week in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska. Police clocked her going 63-miles-per-hour, when the posted speed limit was 45. She accepted the citation, and will reportedly pay the 154-dollar ticket. But she tells TMZ she's not entirely at fault. Saying she "wasn't speeding" but "was qualifying," Palin explains that she couldn't help but put the pedal to the metal because Hagar's classic "I Can't Drive 55" was on the radio at the time.
One topless photo is all it takes to squash the rumors of Miley Cyrus' supposed death. The pop star became the victim of a Facebook death hoax over the weekend, sending some fans into a panic when her social media pages appeared inactive for three days. She finally resurfaced late Monday night with a series of bizarre shots on Instagram. One showed the singer from the back completely topless and holding up two peace signs. It was reported by "Hollywood Life" that Miley was aware of the rumors of her death spreading across the Internet and found it amusing that people were believing them to be true. The Facebook link that started the rumors seemed to be the work of scammers and sent users who clicked on it to a page of surveys.
Justin Bieber's neighbors appear to be fed up with his partying. TMZ says Beverly Hills police are talking to the residents who live in the pop star's condo building about potentially placing him under a citizen's arrest. Police are informing neighbors of the options available to them, after a total of six noise complaints were called in over the weekend. Sources from the building describe Justin's rooftop party on Saturday as a scene from a nightclub. Apparently he invited over 75 guests, and photos of the aftermath show the area littered with red plastic cups and bottles. Some say the building smelled of marijuana afterward. Bieber is currently on two years probation for misdemeanor vandalism.
This can't be a good sign: The Bel Air mansion of ROBIN THICKE and PAULA PATTON is on the market.
Ring the bell for another season of "Downton Abbey." Season Five of the hit British drama is set to hit airwaves stateside, starting January 4th, 2015. The show is up for more Emmys this year, including a nomination in the Outstanding Drama Series category.
and finally...listen to The Rocket and Teresa Show every morning for your chance to win a trip to NY to see Into The Storm!
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicating an exhibit to one of pop music's biggest stars. Several costumes worn by Beyonce will go on display to the public today in the Rock Hall's "Legends of Rock" section. The exhibit includes the 17-time Grammy winner's black leotard from the "Single Ladies" video and her leather costume from the Super Bowl 47 halftime show.
Demi Lovato is the new face of Skechers. Following in the footsteps of fellow pop stars like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, Demi has signed on to represent the California-based shoe brand through 2016. She will be featured as a part of Skechers' global campaign, including ads for digital, in-store, print and television. Meantime, the star is prepping for her world tour "Demi," kicking off in Baltimore on September 6th.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is reportedly set to suit up for the role of DC Comics superhero Shazam. Warner Bros. studio is expected to make the news official at San Diego Comic-Con this week with some speculation that the character may be teased in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie in 2016.
For the second straight year, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. tops Forbes.com's annual list of "The Highest Paid Actors in Hollywood." He reportedly raked in $75 million over the past 12 months. THE ROCK is second with an estimated take of $52 million.
Before PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN passed away earlier this year, his accountant suggested that he set aside some money for his three children. But Philip said no, because he didn't want them to be, quote, "trust fund kids." Instead, he left everything to the kids' mother, his longtime girlfriend, Mimi.
KIM KARDASHIAN and KANYE WEST reportedly spend $500,000 on a DECOY for their daughter North. Sources say they held a casting call so they could find a baby who looks enough like North to throw off photographers.
"The Simpsons" is killing off a "major character" on the 26th season premiere, and it's now sounding like it may be Krusty the Clown. Executive producer Al Jean started the rumors when he announced the episode would be titled "A Clown in the Dumps." After word began spreading, he said, quote, "I didn't say I was killing Krusty . . . I didn't say I wasn't."
New on DVD today:
• "Transcendence" . . . Johnny Depp dies and evolves into something dangerous after his wife uploads his consciousness into an advanced super computer Rebecca Hall plays his wife. Paul Bettany, Kate Mara and Morgan Freeman are also in it.
• "Heaven is for Real" . . . Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly are the parents of a boy whose near death experience brings him back with memories of having been to Heaven and meeting dead loved ones like a grandfather he never met, and his unborn sister.
• "Sabotage" . . . Arnold Schwarzenegger, "Avatar's"Sam Worthington, Josh Holloway from "Lost", Joe Manganiello from"True Blood", and Terrence Howard are on a DEA task force being hunted after one of them steals $10 million from a drug bust.
• "Tyler Perry's The Single Mom's Club" . . . Five women form a support group, where one of them watches all their kids so the other four can go out. The ladies include Nia Long, Amy Smart, and Wendi McLendon-Covey from "The Goldbergs".
MAROON 5 singer ADAM LEVINE married Victoria's Secret model BEHATI PRINSLOO Saturday night in Mexico, and JONAH HILL performed the ceremony. Guests included Robert Downey Jr. and Jason Segel . . . plus Maroon 5 members. The reception featured a performance by STEVIE NICKS, who's mentoring Adam's team on "The Voice".
This kind of vampire cross-connection could be dangerous: "Twilight" star NIKKI REED is apparently dating "Vampire Diaries" star IAN SOMERHALDER.
JAMES GARNER passed away at his home in California on Saturday night, at the age of 86. He died of natural causes. He was best known for his starring roles on "The Rockford Files" and "Maverick", and more recently in the movie "The Notebook".
Former child actress SKYE MCCOLE BARTUSIAK passed away on Saturday at the age of 21. There's no word on a cause of death . . . but her mother says she'd suffered epileptic seizures since she was a baby. Skye played MEL GIBSON'S young daughter in the 2000 movie "The Patriot".
CASEY KASEM'S kids now say Casey's widow Jean removed his body from a Washington state funeral home, and they don't know where it is. If Jean did remove the body, she did it in defiance of the law.
Beyonce could be jumping on board the "50 Shades of Grey" phenomenon. The superstar is teasing her possible involvement in the upcoming film with an Instagram video, which seems to feature a version of her song "Crazy In Love." The song plays over what appears to be short clips from the highly anticipated movie adaptation of the popular erotic romance novel by E.L. James. The video posted to Beyonce's page show the "50 Shades" title, and also teases that a full trailer for the movie will arrive on Thursday. Speculation is brewing that Beyonce could be contributing to the soundtrack, although the star has yet to officially confirm the rumor. "Fifty Shades of Grey," starring Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey, will hit theaters on Valentine's Day weekend 2015.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" topped the box office for a second week after making another $36 million this weekend. Its closest competition was from the "Purge" sequel, which made $28.4 million in 2nd place. "Planes: Fire & Rescue" made $18 million at #3 . . . and the JASON SEGEL-CAMERON DIAZ comedy "Sex Tape" was kind of a bust, bringing in just $15 million in 4th place.