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Dennis Quaid's on-set meltdown video might have been a prank after all. Yesterday, Funny or Die posted the supposed "full" version of what happened. But no one has confirmed the original footage was a prank, and the weird thing is Funny or Die actually recreated the freakout . . . instead of using the original footage. (Content Warning: Language)
SOFIA VERGARA's ex-fiancé Nick Loeb is suing her for the right to have a child from one of the fertilized eggs they had frozen when they were still together. Sofia's friends say he only wants to have a kid with her so he can get child support. Sofia is engaged to True Blood and Magic Mike star, JOE MANGANIELLO now.
Speaking Sofia...she stars in a new movie with Reese Witherspoon called Hot Pursuit. Tomorrow be Rocket and Teresa's first caller of the day at 6:20 to become our last finalist for a trip to L.A. for the premiere!
Nicki Minaj fans are wondering about the status of her rumored romance with rapper Meek Mill. The "Anaconda" rapper has sparked speculation about a possible engagement, after sending out a tweet using a diamond ring emoji. Her tweet followed a photo on Instagram, that seems to show Nicki wearing a rock on her left ring finger. Nicki and Meek have yet to officially go public with their relationship, but the two have been photographed together since February.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are reportedly making plans to keep their newborn son Silas out of the public eye. A source close to the couple tells "Us Weekly" that they want to raise the boy from their home in Big Sky, Montana where he can grow up "out of the spotlight.
IMAX theaters around the country will be holding a special event this Monday for the release of the first trailer for the movie, "Batman vs. Superman."
It's a big day today for Star Wars superfans. A four-day celebration of the iconic films kicks off today in Anaheim, California. It will include new footage of the next film in the series "The Force Awakens." Fans are also expected to get a look at a new Star Wars video game. The film series' seventh installment will hit theaters in December.
Season 3 won't even hit Netflix until June 12th but Orange is the New Black has already been renewed for a 4th season.
Wiz Khalifa's emotional song from the "Furious 7" soundtrack is topping the charts this week. "See You Again," featuring singer-songwriter Charlie Puth has hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, bringing an end to the 14-week run of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars hit "Uptown Funk." "See You Again" is now the most downloaded and most streamed song in the country. Its video features footage from the long-running "Furious" franchise, and serves as a tribute to its late star Paul Walker. The "Furious 7" soundtrack is also at number one on the album chart, making it the fourth soundtrack in a year to reach the top of the Billboard 200.
Missouri State University has officially canceled Nelly's April 23rd concert following his recent arrest for felony drug possession. Meanwhile…the rapper is reaching out to his fans in a post on Instagram. He writes that he "feels the need to take responsibility for [his] choices" when it comes to being "more aware of all the people [he] associates with and allows onto [his] property." He adds that he's unable to speak about the legal specifics, but that "the last thing he would want" is to "compromise the respect and admiration of his friends, family and fans.
At 65 years of age, BILLY JOEL is going to be a dad again. His 33-year-old girlfriend Alexis Roderick is pregnant. This will be Billy's SECOND child. His daughter ALEXA RAY JOEL is 29.
Josh Groban and Kelly Clarkson have come together to record a classic from "Phantom of the Opera." They've teamed up on the duet "All I Ask Of You." It will be featured on Groban's upcoming album of covers. The album is called "Stages," and arrives on April 28th.
AND ...Christina Aguilera will making her debut on ABC's "Nashville" tonight.
The "MTV Movie Awards" went down last night, and "The Fault In Our Stars", "Neighbors" and "The Maze Runner" won three awards each. Other winners included Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lopez.
Vin Diesel presented the Best Female Performance Award, but before he did that, he celebrated Paul Walker by singing a little of Wiz Khalifa's song, "See You Again".
"Furious 7" topped the box office for a second week with $60.6 million. It's now made $253 million in the U.S. and $548 million overseas . . . for a worldwide total of just over $800 MILLION. That cowboy movie "The Longest Ride" made $13.5 million in 3rd place.
It's a boy for Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel. A rep for the couple confirmed the birth of Silas Randall Timberlake to "People" Saturday. It's the first child for the couple.
Rapper Drake and Madonna are lighting up the social media world after the two shared a kiss on stage at Coachella last night. Share might be the wrong term, as it looked like Drake wanted nothing to do with the eight full seconds of lip-locking that went down in front of the roaring crowd. When it was over, he quickly put a hand over his mouth and looked a little taken aback by the whole thing.
Actor Ryan Reynolds was the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Vancouver. His car was hit by a paparazzo in an underground parking garage. According to Reynold's publicist the driver ran from the scene but Ryan is "okay."
NELLY's tour bus was pulled over and searched in Tennessee over the weekend, and they found some drugs and guns. Nelly was charged with felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia . . . but his lawyer is adamant that he'll be cleared.
Fox is doing a two-hour remake of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". This will NOT be one of those live musicals that have suddenly become popular for some reason. It'll be filmed in advance. There's no word on casting.
The first promo is available for the Diane Sawyer/Bruce Jenner interview on ABC:
TAYLOR SWIFT told her fans that her mom has been diagnosed with cancer. Swift shared the sobering news in a Tumblr post to her many fans. She said her 57-year-old mother was diagnosed after Swift and her brother urged her to get a checkup. Swift didn't share the nature of severity of her mom's cancer. The singer said she wanted people to know why her mom wasn't on tour with her as much this year and also encouraged her fans to get their parents to get checked for cancer.
Last June, SANDRA BULLOCK called 911 after a stalker broke into her house. That man had his preliminary hearing yesterday, and Sandra's 911 call was played in court. It's actually pretty unsettling. Sandra is VERY scared and upset. The police arrested the guy, and he's facing 19 felony charges, including stalking and possession of a machine gun.
Here is a clip of the call:
Madonna is letting her inner comedian run loose. Appearing on Thursday's "Tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon," the Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter took on Fallon's challenge, and performed a short, one-woman act.
and she sang Holiday with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots.
• Friday on Netflix: The series premiere of "Daredevil" . . . which is set in the aftermath of the Battle of New York in the first "Avengers" movie.
• "Saturday Night Live" . . . on NBC. Taraji P. Henson hosts and Mumford & Sons performs.
• Sunday on MTV: "The MTV Movie Awards". Amy Schumer is the host and Jessie J will help host the red carpet pre-show.
• Sunday on HBO: The fifth season premiere of "Game of Thrones".
New In Theaters:
The latest movie based off a Nicholas Sparks novel hits theaters this weekend. It's called "The Longest Ride" and stars Clint Eastwood's son Scott Eastwood as a champion bull rider who falls for a college student while making his comeback.
The Star Wars movies are now available for digital download starting today!
Taylor Swift is nominated as the top artist of the year at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards…all together she has 14 no Other top nominees include Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, One Direction and Katy Perry. The show will air live on ABC on May 17th. Rapper Ludacris and Chrissy Teigan will host.
At a MAROON 5 show in Anaheim on Monday, a female fan stormed the stage to hug ADAM LEVINE. He was taken by surprise . . . and didn't seem all that happy about it. After security escorted the woman away, he said it was a little terrifying, and that she cut his ear with her fingernail.
Mischa Barton is suing her mom. The 29-year-old TV star claims that her mother, Nuala Barton, exploited her career and stole all her earnings. A lawyer for the actress said in a statement that the lawsuit "arises from a tragic tale of a greedy stage mother posing as a talent manager" who "schemed to defraud her unsuspecting victim."
There are already "19 Kids & Counting" and now there's another grandkid in the mix. Jill Duggar, one of the elder daughters of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar gave birth Monday to her first child. Bringing the new total of grandkids into the mix to four. They named the baby boy named Israel.
The biggest news about "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may be what won't be in the movie. On Tuesday, director Joss Whedon confirmed that there would be no post-credits special scene, as in the first movie. Whedon said he felt there was nothing they could do that would top the famous "shawarma" moment from the first Avengers movie.
"Empire" producer Brian Grazer says he's going to beg EMINEM to be on the show.
Brian Grazer, the producer of "Empire", was on "Good Morning America" yesterday, and he talked about who he'd like to have on in season two.
He also said that "Arrested Development" is getting another season after all with 17 episodes.
Brace yourself . . . "Teletubbies" is being revived. There are 60 new episodes on the way, and while there's no premiere date, they should begin airing sometime this year.
The "force will be with you" for eternity after this Friday. That's because all six "Star Wars" films will be available for digital download, marking a first for the popular movie series. All six films will be available in digital HD on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes and other downloading platforms.
A dermatologist who worked on celebrities was found dead on Sunday, and there's talk that he committed suicide because he was upset about being parodied on Tina Fey's new Netflix show "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt". Martin Short plays that character. The doctor's publicist says he did feel bullied by the show, but it wasn't a reason that he would take his own life.
"Dukes of Hazzard" fans are saying goodbye to Roscoe P. Coltrane. James Best, who played the bumbling sheriff on the popular eighties TV show, died Monday at the age of 88 in North Carolina. Best's lengthy career included 83 movies and 600 TV shows, but he will always be remembered for being the frustrated lawman in constant pursuit of Bo and Luke Duke on the hit comedy that ran from 1979 to 1985 on CBS.
Jon Stewart is asking "Daily Show" viewers to give his replacement, Trevor Noah, a shot when he takes over the desk. Stewart called the 31-year-old South African comedian "incredibly thoughtful and considerate and funny and smart." Stewart asked people to give Noah an opportunity to earn their trust and respect. Noah has been weathering a fair amount of controversy after some of his old Tweets were criticized as sexist and anti-Semitic.
Madonna is gracing the cover of "Cosmopolitan's" 50th anniversary issue, hitting newsstands on April 14th. It's her first time on the magazine since exactly 25 years ago, when she graced the cover of its 25th anniversary issue.
BRUCE JENNER's interview with DIANE SAWYER will air as a two-hour special on Friday, April 24th on ABC. It will simply be called Bruce Jenner-The Interview.
. The creator of "Downton Abbey" is talking with NBC about doing a prequel series called "The Gilded Age". It would be about the high society families of New York in the late 19th Century. it isn't a done deal yet, but it sounds like it'll happen.
NINA DOBREV has confirmed rumors that she's leaving "The Vampire Diaries". The show also announced that MICHAEL TREVINO is departing too.
Michael Sam danced the rumba last night. Even though the judges complimented his performance, he was still sent home.
Fox News anchor Chris Wallace is apologizing for making a critical remark about singer Kelly Clarkson's weight. Wallace tells "People" magazine in a statement that Clarkson's "remarkable talent" should have been the focus of any discussion he was having about the singer. He added that the comment was "offensive" and that he was sincerely apologizing to Clarkson for it.
"Game of Thrones" author GEORGE R.R. MARTIN is developing a new series for HBO called "Captain Cosmos". It's about a science fiction writer at the dawn of the age of TV. Game of Thrones kicks off it's new season this Sunday on HBO.
ABC is reviving "The Muppets" as a new live-action TV show. There aren't many details yet . . . The original "Muppet Show" ran from 1976 to 1981.
The latest installment in the "Fast and Furious" series raced past the competition to the number one spot. "Furious 7" is slated to gross more than 140-million-dollars its opening weekend. Bringing its worldwide total to more than 380-million-dollars. "Furious 7" has the final performance of its star, Paul Walker. This is the biggest opening of any of the "Furious" movies and the highest domestic launch since "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."
It seems like people simply cannot "Let it go" when it comes to the music of "Frozen." The hit Disney soundtrack has surpassed four-million in album sales in the U.S., according to the latest tally. Four-million copies makes "Frozen" one of the best-selling movie soundtracks in the past decade. The last soundtrack to reach the same number was "High School Musical" in 2006, and there are only 14 others in the chart's history who can boast the same. The best selling soundtrack ever goes to "The Bodyguard," with 17-million units sold.
KATY PERRY accidentally revealed her phone number, after she posted a video of her dog and its tag was visible. Several of Katy's followers Tweeted to let her know. She quickly deleted the video and deactivated the phone number.
Nicki Minaj just did a concert in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and invited a little kid named Danny onstage . . . and he started to CRY. So she hugged him . . . and once his face was in her cleavage, he flashed a big SMILE and raised his eyebrows. .
Your Netflix playlist may be getting a bit "Full"er, that's because the internet video streaming service is close to making a deal to bring back a new version of the 90's hit sitcom, "Full House." The deal is not finalized, but the new series could be called "Fuller House" and will focus around the character of DJ Tanner, who was played in the series by Candace Cameron. The deal would call for 13 new episode and focus in on the relationship of DJ and her BFF, Kimmy Gibler, played by Andrea Barber. You can also count on the rest of the cast to be making cameos throughout the series.
Disney now has a live-action version of "Winnie-the-Pooh" in the works, which apparently means they're planning to turn all of their animated classics into live-action movies. At this point, all we know is that it'll focus on an adult Christopher Robin, who returns to the Hundred Acre Wood.
Paul Walker fans will say their final farewell to him when "Furious 7" hits theaters this weekend. "Furious 7" is expected to gross 115-million in the U.S. this weekend.
Bob Barker played a pleasant April's Fools' joke on the audience of the Price is Right. When the announcer called the name of current host, Drew Carey, the 91-year-old former host came out instead.
Katie Couric pulled an April Fools' prank on "The Late Late Show" last night . . . by "falling" down a flight of stairs while making her entrance. It was actually a stuntwoman who took the fall, and everyone was in on the joke except James Corden.
• The series premiere of "Lip Sync Battle" is tonight . . . on Spike. LL Cool J hosts as two new celebrities do two songs each episode. Model Chrissy Teigen does the color commentary. First up it's Jimmy Fallon vs. The Rock.
And speaking of Jimmy Fallon…Pharrell Williams was on "The Tonight Show" last night pretending to be an '80s R&B duo called Afro & Deziak.
Not much was off-limits during the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber. The pre-taped event aired Monday night with Roast Master Kevin Hart and roasters Jeff Ross, Natasha Leggero, Pete Davidson, Shaquille O'Neal, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Chris D'Elia, Hannibal Buress, Martha Stewart and a little extra roasting from surprise guest Ron Burgundy, a.k.a. Will Ferrell.
At the end of it all, Bieber stepped up to the mic and took a little revenge by cracking jokes about all of his Roasters. But he also got serious. He apologized for some of his bad choices, thanked the fans for sticking with him, and said he's excited about being someone they can be proud of in the future.
Rapper-actor Ludacris and supermodel Chrissy Teigen will share hosting duties at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday May 17th from Las Vegas live on ABC.
And speaking of Ludacris… his new album, "Ludaversal" drops today.
Christina Aguilera will be performing at the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards. The move comes as fans wait to see Christina as a guest star on the ABC drama "Nashville," on April 15th, the same week of the ACM Awards, which are set to take place in Arlington, Texas and air on CBS on April 19th.
The fifth season finale of "The Walking Dead" attracted an audience of 15.8 MILLION.
On "Dancing with the Stars" last night, judge BRUNO TONIOLIinsultedCHARLOTTE MCKINNEY's intelligence, telling her she's never going to win the Nobel Prize for quantum physics. She also ended up being sent home.
As expected, NBC's next live musical will be "The Wiz". Yesterday, they announced that it'll premiere on December 3rd. There's no casting news yet.
Here's what's new on DVD today:
• "Interstellar" stars Matthew McConaughey, as a former NASA pilot sent to find a new world to colonize when the Earth becomes uninhabitable. Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine are also in it.
• "Wild" stars Reese Witherspoon as an inexperienced backpacker who takes a 1,100 mile hike to get over the death of her mother and come to grips with all the mistakes she made in her life.
One Direction fans just might be getting their first sample of what former band member Zayn Malik is doing on his own. Producer Naughty Boy, who's working with Malik in the studio, posted a "Zayn Naughty Demo" called "I Won't Mind" on Sound Cloud Monday night. People.com says Naughty Boy posted the two-minute, 51-second song just a few hours after getting into a Twitter dispute with Malik's former bandmate Louis Tomlinson. Zayn announced his departure from One Direction last Wednesday.
The "Duck Dynasty" family's story is coming to the stage. "Duck Commander Musical" tells the true story of how Willie Robertson and his family came from obscurity in the Louisiana swampland to build a multi-million-dollar empire based on their duck hunting business. The 90-minute multi-media show includes music, film footage, and actors portraying Willie, his wife Korie, and other family members. "Duck Commander Musical" will have its world premiere at the Crown Theater at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on April 15th. Willie and Korie Robertson will discuss the musical on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Tuesday night.