Entertainment Today for Friday, June 24
Welcome back Potter [New Window]
Harry Potter’s final literary chapter may have come to an end, but millions of fans can now continue the boy wizard’s adventures with the launch Thursday of a website that promises an “exciting online experience” around the Potter series.
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 13:43:17
Lady Gaga in Tokyo to help boost tourism [New Window]
Japan’s sagging tourism industry couldn’t have asked for a better ambassador than one of the world’s biggest entertainment stars, Lady Gaga.
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 13:25:00
More ‘Bridesmaids’ down the aisles? [New Window]
“Bridesmaids” doesn’t have a makeover scene. There’s not a George Clooney or Matthew McConaughey to save the day. And no one sings into a hairbrush or dances around in a kitchen.
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:11:37
Lawsuits: Celebs play secret, high-stakes poker in hotels [New Window]
Celebrities who won big money in secret high-stakes poker games at Beverly Hills luxury hotels were paid with funds stolen from investors who had been lured into an illegal Ponzi scheme, a series of federal lawsuits contends.
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:08:52
William, Kate wedding fund raises $1.7 million for charity [New Window]
The public didn’t just open their hearts to Prince William and Kate Middleton this spring. They opened their wallets — to the tune of $1.7 million raised for charity by the Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund.
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:08:08
WWE wrestlers get new moves [New Window]
It was 1984. Hulk Hogan had won the WWE Championship from The Iron Sheik, Rowdy Roddy Piper smashed a coconut over Jimmy Snuka’s head and Captain Lou Albano’s appearance in Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” was hitting the airwaves.
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:00:30