Halle Berry's ex engaged to Prince's ex
January 21st, 2011
03:22 PM ET

Halle Berry's ex engaged to Prince's ex

Singer Eric Benet is engaged to be married to Prince's ex-wife, Manuela Testolini.

Benet's rep confirmed the happy news to Us Magazine. "They are engaged and very happy," the rep said.

Benet was married to Halle Berry for three years until their marriage ended in 2003 amid accusations that he was unfaithful. Testolini, who made news in 2008 after surviving the terrorist attack in Mumbai, was married to Prince from 2001 to 2006.

The pair live together in Los Angeles.

'SNL's' Fred Armisen moves to 'Portlandia'
January 21st, 2011
03:04 PM ET

'SNL's' Fred Armisen moves to 'Portlandia'

Fred Armisen clearly has a thing for sketch comedy.

Already well known for his portrayal of President Barack Obama, Larry King and others as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” Armisen is sharing his talents with the new IFC show “Portlandia.”

The project is an outgrowth of the web series “ThunderAnt,” which Armisen and friend/co-star Carrie Brownstein started a few years ago. The “SNL” star told CNN the city of Portland, Oregon, turned out to be the ideal setting.

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'Showbiz Tonight' Flashpoint: When did Sandra Bullock find out Jesse's engaged?
January 21st, 2011
02:27 PM ET

'Showbiz Tonight' Flashpoint: When did Sandra Bullock find out Jesse's engaged?

There is massive new fury over MTV’s show “Skins."

Is it pushing the limits of child porn? One major company has already pull commercials from the show and I can tell you that MTV execs are really, really nervous about more backlash today! Do you think “Skins” is too hot for TV? Post your thoughts here.

Also, big news breaking today—When did Sandra Bullock find out about her ex-husband Jesse James’ engagement? And which reality TV star is slamming Kim Kardashian?

Plus, you know "Showbiz Tonight" has you covered - in New York, Hollywood and at Sundance!

We'll also name the most provocative celebrity of the week today on "Showbiz Tonight." Who will it be? Octomom Nadya Suleman for her racy fetish video, Howard Stern for his explosive Jay Leno slam or Ricky Gervais for his Golden Globes smackdown?

Find out on "Showbiz Tonight" at 5 p.m. ET and again at 11 p.m. ET/PT on HLN today!

Musical cars (and beds) on 'Big Bang Theory'
January 21st, 2011
01:34 PM ET

Musical cars (and beds) on 'Big Bang Theory'

Just when I thought “The Big Bang Theory” couldn’t get any better.

Our lovable gang of geeks got up and out of Leonard and Sheldon’s apartment for a road trip, and it was one of the funniest episodes ever. All of the guys and gals were off to the Science and Society Convention including Penny, who was along because a spa weekend was part of the package – and because Amy Farrah Fowler has decreed that they are besties.

In one car we had Howard, Bernadette and the “ever-silent-whenever-a-girl-is-present-unless-there-is-alcohol-involved” Raj.

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Robert Downey Jr. drops out of 'Oz'
January 21st, 2011
01:30 PM ET

Robert Downey Jr. drops out of 'Oz'

You'll probably still get to go off and see the Wizard of Oz, but he won’t be played by Robert Downey, Jr.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Downey has dropped out of Sam Raimi’s “Oz: The Great and the Powerful,” and Disney is hoping Johnny Depp will step in.

Raimi’s “Oz" tells the story of “a young illusionist” who, after being ejected from a traveling circus, gets swept off to Oz in a hot air balloon during a tornado. Of course, the land is already run by two magical witches.

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Everyone's 'snooking' for love on 'Jersey Shore'
January 21st, 2011
01:22 PM ET

Everyone's 'snooking' for love on 'Jersey Shore'

Fresh off her stint in the slammer - which, thanks to the cast’s superstardom and some clever editing, lasted about five minutes - Snooki was ready to take control of her life.

Being in that jail cell was “like a (expletive) phenomenon,” she said.

After a girl’s night in/therapy session with JWoww, Snooki finally acknowledged the root of her drinking problem: gorilla-juiceheads, or the lack thereof.

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