New 'Beetlejuice' movie coming our way
September 8th, 2011
01:29 PM ET

New 'Beetlejuice' movie coming our way

Hollywood is reviving “Beetlejuice," reports Deadline, but don’t call it a remake.

Producer David Katzenberg and writer Seth Grahame-Smith plan to make a sequel to Tim Burton's 1988 hit through their newly formed KatzSmith Productions.

The duo reportedly plans to continue the original “Beetlejuice” storyline as one of their first projects.

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'Schweddy balls,' the ice cream
September 8th, 2011
01:23 PM ET

'Schweddy balls,' the ice cream

Cold and creamy - or found in your grocer's freezer - isn't exactly what comes to mind when we think of "SNL" character Pete Schweddy's balls, but Ben & Jerry's may convince us otherwise.

The ice cream company - which has previously drawn sweet inspiration from Stephen Colbert, Elton John and Jimmy Fallon - has created a "fair trade vanilla" ice cream filled with fudge covered rum balls that's an ode to the infamous "SNL" skit that featured Alec Baldwin as Schweddy.

For more, check out Eatocracy's post.


Filed under: Celebrities • Late Night comedy • television
Rosie O'Donnell: How I became less angry
September 8th, 2011
01:22 PM ET

Rosie O'Donnell: How I became less angry

Rosie O’Donnell was an angry person, she says, but these days the talk show host isn’t feeling as feisty.

O’Donnell shares her mood improvement secret in the October issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, People reports.

“The rage has gone away … There’s been a healing," O'Donnell, 49, explained.

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Lil Wayne nabs 18 BET Hip Hop Awards nods
September 8th, 2011
11:36 AM ET

Lil Wayne nabs 18 BET Hip Hop Awards nods

After topping the charts with "Tha Carter IV" - which sold 964,000 units, helping Lil Wayne to secure the biggest sales week for a hip-hop album or record from a male artist since 2008's "Tha Carter III" - Weezy is racking up more accolades.

The 28-year-old rapper has scored a record-breaking 18 nominations for 2011's BET Hip Hop Awards, spanning a variety of categories including lyricist of the year; best live performer; best hip hop style (referred to as the "made you look" award); hustler of the year and best club banger (which highlights his track "6 Foot 7 Foot" as well as his collaboration with DJ Khaled, Drake and Rick Ross, "I'm On One").

Trailing behind Lil Wayne are Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa, with nine nominations each, followed by Rick Ross, who snagged 8 nods.

The BET Hip Hop Awards, which will be hosted by comedian Mike Epps, will air on October 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.


Filed under: Lil Wayne • television
Reese Witherspoon: I'm relieved I remarried
September 8th, 2011
11:17 AM ET

Reese Witherspoon: I'm relieved I remarried

We've heard celebrity parents admit that raising kids isn't easy no matter what your day job is, and Reese Witherspoon is joining the chorus.

The actress, 35, married fellow actor Ryan Phillippe when she was 23. The couple had two kids, Ava (who turns 12 this month) and Deacon (now 7), but went on to file for divorce in 2006.

"I was hard on myself when I got divorced," Witherspoon says in the October issue of Marie Claire. "And until I got remarried, I don't think I realized how stressed I was."

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Filed under: Celebrities
Celebrities commemorate 9/11 anniversary
September 8th, 2011
10:26 AM ET

Celebrities commemorate 9/11 anniversary

Stars are teaming up in all sorts of different configurations to remember and honor the victims of 9/11.

From Broadway to the ball field, various projects have been planned to commemorate the tragedy’s 10th anniversary, and observe the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance.

In one of the biggest memorial projects, over 30 actors, singers and sports figures (as well as survivors of the attacks and relatives of victims) appear in the “I Will (Pay Tribute)” campaign that began this week, reports Look To The Stars.

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