Rebecca Black hasn't let naysayers stand in the way of her escalating fame, but the 14-year-old's latest, "My Moment," may not help her transition from being responsible for what was called the worst song ever and into an actual singer.
Reaction to Black's single, which focuses on her rise to fame and where her haters can get off, has ranged from "ugh" and "horrendous" to "it's actually not that bad."
Yet critics focused on another aspect of the song: Regardless of whether you appreciate the track's arrangement, it's not exactly an ideal follow-up to a song that celebrated the days of the week.
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" has given birth to a new show.
"Boys to Manzo" will follow the lives of Chris and Albie Manzo on BravoTV.com. The pair are sons of "RHONJ" cast member Caroline Manzo and have appeared on the show.
According to the New York Post, "The seven-episode series was shot in Hoboken and will focus on the guys' life in their fancy waterfront bachelor pad (complete with terrace overlooking the Hudson)."
Thus far, viewers of the show have seen the brothers move out of their parents' New Jersey mansion. They embarked to live on their own after Albie wasn't asked back to law school and Chris announced he was leaving the family business, a banquet facility called The Brownstone in Paterson, New Jersey.
Actor Kiefer Sutherland’s got a full plate between his Broadway play, "That Championship Season," his new web series, "The Confession," and of course, the "24” movie.
"There's been talk about it forever," Sutherland told CNN of the feature film version of the smash Fox series. “But it is slated right now for the summer of 2012."
"I'm one of the producers (of Fox's "24" film) and I've been working with Ron Howard,” he revealed. “We've had a couple of scripts that I think were wonderful but they weren't perfect, and I think we worked so hard on the series for that long that we want to make, if not a series of films, at least the one film really matter. We've just been working so hard to reach that."
The long-discussed sequel to the Emmy-winning Internet musical "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" is at least a little closer to reality. Writer-director Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer") told the New York Times, "We’ve done a lot of work on it."
The three-part short - which has a companion book that was just released in stores - starred Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day and Simon Helberg, and originally streamed online in 2008. It immediately became a sensation, especially among Whedon's legion of devoted fans, who often perform it at conventions.
(It also increased the fanbase of all four actors, including "Castle" star Fillion and Day, whose own web series, "The Guild," is currently filming a fifth season.)
Hollywood’s all about having a look, and “Boardwalk Empire’s” Steve Buscemi’s got a unique one – at least he did, before a Tumblr began showing off a slew of Photoshopped female celebrity look-a-likes.
The website, “Chicks with Steve Buscemeyes,” has been passed around the Web for the past couple of days thanks to its kinda creepy, kinda funny photos. The site currently has three pages worth of images of famous women that have been altered to include Buscemi’s distinctive peepers.
Those who’ve been Buscemeye'd include Halle Berry, Fergie, Katy Perry (twice), Rihanna, Angelina Jolie, and Paris Hilton (above).
For more, visit the Tumblr. We're voting this one takes the weird yet fascinating website of the week award.
We're pretty sure there was once a time when Fridays were full of awesome and fun for young Rebecca Black, judging from that not-quite-melodic ode to the weekday that's gone viral.
In the "official video" for "Friday," Black sings (with a healthy, healthy assist from auto-tune) about the joys of Friday, when she can decide if she wants to ride in the front seat or the back, and there's nothing but "fun, fun, fun, fun."
Sample lyrics: "Yesterday was Thursday (Thursday)/Today it is Friday (Friday)/We, we, we so excited/We so excited/We gonna have a ball today/Tomorrow is Saturday/and Sunday comes afterwards/I don't want this weekend to end."
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