Olivia Munn explains calling Justin Bieber a 'billion-dollar mistake'
August 26th, 2011
04:30 PM ET

Olivia Munn explains calling Justin Bieber a 'billion-dollar mistake'

Olivia Munn's character in “I Don't Know How She Does It” calls Justin Bieber - born to a teen mom - a "billion-dollar mistake." Facing Belieber backlash, Munn explained the joke to Access Hollywood.

"Look, Justin Bieber was a mistake,” Munn, 31, said of the crack. (Bieber’s mom, Pattie Lynn Mallette, was 18 when she gave birth to the future superstar.) “Teenagers don't get pregnant on purpose, OK? However, that mistake turned into a billion dollar idea!"

The actress also added that perhaps if more teenagers procreated, their resulting pop star progeny could save our economy. (Um, has she seen “Teen Mom”?)

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Irene forces Disney to cancel Broadway shows
August 26th, 2011
03:25 PM ET

Irene forces Disney to cancel Broadway shows

As movie theaters up and down the East Coast brace for the possible financial impact of Hurricane Irene, Broadway is also feeling it.

According to a press release from Disney Theatrical productions, "all performances of  'The Lion King'  at the Minskoff Theatre and 'Mary Poppins' at the New Amsterdam Theatre  Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th are cancelled due to Hurricane Irene."

On Friday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a press conference that officials will consider evacuating low-lying areas such as  Coney Island and Manhattan Beach in Brooklyn; Far Rockaway and Broad Channel in Queens;  some areas in Staten Island; and Battery Park City in Manhattan

Disney Theatrical Productions said they made the decision to cancel the performances "in the interest of its patrons’ and staff’s safety following the announcement of the impending suspension of MTA and Metro North service.


Tickets  will be refunded at the original point of purchase.

Update 5:00 p.m.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Clearview Cinemas will be  shutting all of its 57 theaters on Saturday and Sunday because of the hurricane. The theaters are located from Philadelphia to New York City.

“Out of concern for the safety of our guests and staff, all Clearview Cinemas will be closed on Saturday August 27th and Sunday August 28th," said a statement from the company. "We plan to reopen on Monday August 29th. Wishing you and your family a very safe weekend."

Superhero 'Deadman' coming to TV?
August 26th, 2011
03:11 PM ET

Superhero 'Deadman' coming to TV?

Wonder Woman may not have worked out, but the CW is hoping that Deadman will have better luck on the small screen, according to Deadline.

Eric Kripke, creator of the long-running fan favorite "Supernatural," is developing the DC Comics series for television, according to the site.

The CW (and the WB before it) had great success with "Smallville," which recently ended its ten year run, so it makes sense that they would be on the lookout for a new superhero series.

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Kris Jenner to join 'The Talk'
August 26th, 2011
03:07 PM ET

Kris Jenner to join 'The Talk'

Kardashian mom-ager Kris Jenner will join CBS’s daytime chat show “The Talk,” according to Entertainment Weekly.

Jenner, 55, and conservative comedian Sheryl Underwood will be the new hosts on the show, as Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Peete won't be returning.

Underwood calls herself "a sexually progressive God-fearing black Republican.” And Jenner, of course, runs the Kardashian empire, and appears on her family’s reality shows - “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” wedding specials, etc.

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Wahlbergs opening aptly named burger joint
August 26th, 2011
12:45 PM ET

Wahlbergs opening aptly named burger joint

Brothers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg are opening a burger joint together called … wait for it … Wahlburgers.

According to The Boston Herald, the brothers, including chef Paul Wahlberg, have secured their awesome name, as well as a lease on a 4,300 square foot space. The burger joint will be installed near their Italian restaurant, Alma Nove, at Hingham Shipyard. Hingham Shipyard, of course, is in Boston.

The name Wahlburgers was previously trademarked, so it was a bit of work obtaining “full spectrum” use of the name, Ed St. Croix, Paul Wahlberg’s business partner, told The Herald. Oddly, there was already a “Wahlburger” being sold by New York burger chain Tom Wahl’s.

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'Jersey Shore' calls for another anonymous note
August 26th, 2011
10:58 AM ET

'Jersey Shore' calls for another anonymous note

Despite uttering Charlie Sheen’s passé catchphrase for the second time this season - if you count “twinning” - it’s safe to say the “Jersey Shore” cast is not #winning.

Sure, they’re making enough money to turn down “Dancing With the Stars,” but I'd join that reality show for free if it meant not having to live in a house with Ron and Sam’s incessant bickering.

And while Sronnie’s (how do we not already have a moniker for these two?) fights have always been intense for their castmates, The Situation certainly beared the brunt of their most recent spat.

But let’s start at the beginning:

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