Entertainment Today for Saturday, July 2
Here are some of the biggest headlines from the world of entertainment today. Gig City updates its entertainment links several times daily.
No one-hit wonder – Ottawa Citizen [New Window]
Katy Perry keeps cranking out No. 1 songs. As Lynn Saxberg finds out, she’s poised to match Michael Jackson’s record of five hits from one album ….
Sat, 02 Jul 2011 02:26:36
Maria Shriver files for divorce [New Window]
Maria Shriver filed for divorce from former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Friday, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 21:12:00
Janet Jackson revives brother’s memories with virtual duet [New Window]
Janet Jackson is opening up for the first time about a duet with her brother that she’s reviving two years after his death.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 18:05:24
Ali Fedotowsky tries to manage post-op pain [New Window]
Talk about a bummer summer. Former “Bachelorette” and avid beach-goer Ali Fedotowsky is recuperating after undergoing an operation Wednesday to repair her fractured femur.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 17:03:56
Kate Moss marries rocker Jamie Hince [New Window]
Kate Moss has had plenty of practice walking down runways — but when it comes to walking down the aisle, the supermodel had her first experience on Friday.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 16:53:22
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Jackson wanted to play ‘Phantom’ [New Window]
Andrew Lloyd Webber told CNN’s Piers Morgan that Michael Jackson wanted to play the title role in the film version of “The Phantom of the Opera.” According to Webber, the King of Pop came to see the Broadway show multiple times — years before the film came out — and he and Jackson had spoken about a potential “Phantom” movie role.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:15:07
A less-than-perfect ‘Host’ [New Window]
A dark comedy cum thriller that swings between manic and straightforward with the occasional dreamy, explanatory romantic flashback, “The Perfect Host” is a mixed bag that veers from inspired lunacy with deft thriller touches to over-the-top madness and occasionally lazy writing.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 12:32:03
Will New York’s media prove a boon for gay rights? [New Window]
Gay rights groups say the Empire State has the potential to influence public opinion the way Hollywood already has, but critics of the Marriage Equality Act said their definition of a “modern family” is impervious to pop culture.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 11:49:49
Inside Jonathan Rhys Meyers’s battles [New Window]
It was a shock when Jonathan Rhys Meyers was hospitalized on Tuesday due to a relapse — but the talented actor’s troubles are nothing new.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 11:15:50