Looks like FOX won’t be entering the late night wars after all—at least not with Conan O’Brien. The former Tonight Show host announced today that he’ll be hosting a late night show on TBS in November. “In three months, I’ve gone from network television to Twitter to performing live in theaters, and now I’m headed to basic cable.” Coco said in a statement. “My plan is working perfectly.”
While O’Brien will be bumping George Lopez from his current 11pm slot on TBS to 12am, the Lopez Tonight show host doesn’t feel slighted—in fact, Lopez courted O’Brien for TBS with a personal phone call. Said Lopez, “I can’t think of anything better than doing my show with Conan as my lead-in…It’s the beginning of a new era in late-night comedy.” It’s also certain to be a brand new era for the network, who were barely acknowledged as a possible new home for Conan, in part due to their recent hiring of Lopez. Can cable hope to compete with the major networks in late night, or will Conan no longer pose a threat to the aging Leno-Letterman kingdom? Even if the move makes him negligible, he’ll surely be one of the richest negligible talk show hosts in history.
If you thought Nicolas Cage’s blond hair was scary, wait till you get a load of Tila. Miss Tequila took time out of her busy tweeting schedule to attend a Faith Evans show earlier this week and show off her bright new do. Said Tequila on her blog, “DAYAM LOVIN MY NEW COLOR AND CUT! SHAVED ALL IN THE BACK! DONE BY WORLD FAMOUS CELEBRITY HAIRDRESSER, KIM VO!!!! HOTTNESSS! POW! KEEP HATIN BITCHES, KEEP HATIN!” Somehow, we think they will.
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Brandon Davis isn’t going to lose his reputation as a giant tool any time soon. The oil heir, best known for repeatedly calling Lindsay Lohan a “firecrotch” in 2006, attended Wednesday’s NYLON party in LA, where Miss Lohan just happened to partying with his ex, Mischa Barton. An argument reportedly broke out over god-knows-what, forcing Mr. Davis to take to his Twitter in a desperate attempt to strike back.
Just saw [overweight comedian] @jeffbeacher and I thought it was Mischa/ OMG just realized my ex turned into 1 of the fattest people on the planet. I’m gonna start dating plus sized models. Not! Mischa the Hefer.
That’s “heifer,” tool, and no one’s impressed. Davis has deleted the “fattest people” tweet, but left up the Jeff Beacher crack and later asked Kim Kardashian if her perfume smells like “stinky Armenian food.” Too bad they can’t make cars that run on hatorade. See photos of “1 of the fattest people on the planet” from the NYLON party in the gallery below.
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Over the weekend, Nicole “Coco” Austin gracefully segued into her 31st (says Wikipedia) year of life by French-kissing a vanilla cupcake, tongue piercing and all. She celebrated at the Hudson Eatery in NYC whilst wearing what else but a skintight, low-cut, high-hemmed get-up. She flaunted her out-of-this-world curves on the red carpet with plenty of va-va-voom poses alongside hubby Ice-T.
Coco’s hodge podge of friends at the party included New Orleans Saints tight end Jeremy Shockey and an exhausted-looking DJ Spinderella. Real Housewife of New Jersey Danielle Staub also seized the opp to ham it up for the paps. More pics below. [Photos: Getty Images]
After the jump, see how Coco rev’d up her engine for the b-day bash. Read more…
It’s seems Lindsay Lohan accidentally glued her fingers onto her Blackberry, because girlfriend cannot stop Twittering. Sadly, her brain isn’t able to keep up with her fingers, so the crap she keeps churning outon her Twitter page just makes no sense. For example, last night’s unabridged version:
Security @Voyeur nightclub in LA just set me up&paid off paparazzi to not let me in the back door and come to take photos of me in the back. Just one thing-i came to PICK UP MY FRIEND @electraavellan from the back and NOT even go into the club! Yet- I get sold out By guys that I treat with respect and kindness…… They got paid off to let paparazzi make me look like I was distraught and a mess, when I was just waiting for my friend at the back door…… Worse part is, my friends who run the club were a part of the set-up as well. Why?
Tweeted like a true, uh, sober person. As usual, TMZ is obsessing once again over Lindsay’s demise, with a new claim that the former actress is straight up broke – and not just in the face (blam!) but in the bank as well. Apparently she was 2 months behind in her rent payments and was threatened with eviction until she coughed up the $23,000 she needed to stay in her apartment. However that may not be enough to help her in the long run. Lindsay doesn’t seem to work, no one will hire her, and she’s allegedly blown through all that Herbie: Fully Loaded cash. Maybe Twitter needs a spokesperson?
Nick Jonas and Selena Gomez: it was over before it even started again. Though never officially “on again” after their 2008 dalliance, the Disney duo were spotted spending time together recently, raising more than a few eyebrows. Unfortunately, according to multiple tabloids, that time is over. “They were an item, but they are no longer together,” a source told People. Think it has something to do with Nick’s brother Joe dating Selena’s frienemy Demi Lovato? Let’s talk about it at recess!
Though E! reports Gomez has stopped following Nick on Twitter, People says the split was amicable. “It’s evident to everyone that they will always have a super strong connection.” Maybe it just hurts too much to read missives like “life is good” and “good morning!” right now, knowing the pain that lurks behind his Nick’s total banality. Check out the gallery for photos of Selena’s stiff upper lip in Paris this week.
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While April Fool’s Day is mostly a day of horror, where friends and family prey on our gullibility and bloggers recoil from the threat of falser-than-usual stories, there thankfully were a few moments of humorous sweetness to be found. Nicole Richie, quite the prankster, hijacked fiance Joel Madden‘s Twitter, sending booty calls to everyone from Ashley Tisdale (“HUBBA HUBBA”) to Dolly Parton (“I’m thirsty, got any milk in those jugs?”) after announcing “I LOVE MAN-BOOBS.” Nicole soon teamed with Khloe Kardashian to give Kim Kardashian the same treatment, pitching woo to Mr. Madden, moaning about her diarrhea and telling Khloe she’s only had a little “si-zzzuurrrrppp.”
Kim was unsurprisingly amused (“That was hands down the funniest April Fools!”), and having yet to remove Nicole’s image from her feed. Mr. Madden sounded a little more sheepish (didn’t help that she ignored Good Charlotte’s birthday!), but judging by the adorable picture of their kids he posted, he’s not holding any grudges. We wouldn’t be surprised if he gets some revenge next year, though.
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As hard as it might be to believe (who could resist the Vanilla Ice eyebrow?), Reggie Bush did not cheat on Kim Kardashian with this woman. Waitress January Gessert, joined by lawyer/perennial “other woman” wrangler Gloria Allred, criticized the media for assuming the worst when she partied with the NFL star earlier this month. “I am shocked, frightened and crushed that leaving a friend’s house can be so misconstrued to turn my whole life upside down…I cannot believe the lengths the media will go to create a completely fabricated story just to boost ratings.”
Reggie Bush mocked rumors last week on Twitter, laughing “Clarification 4 the dummies aka the media, January is a long time friend of mine & has been dating my best friend for 6 months. Sorry! Lol!…ALL THE LADIES, STEP RIGHT UP! If you would like to be the next person linked to dating Reggie Bush all you gotta do is stand next to him!!!” Gessert, though, is not amused. “Meanwhile, I wake up with anxiety, afraid to answer the front door or my phone because it may mean having to respond to more false reports about me.” Is she going to sue “the media” for harassment? Why else did she need Rachel Uchitel‘s lawyer there—class by association?
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Lindsay Lohan‘s Twitter is in full effect this morning. When we hopped online at 6:45 AM EST the actress was in the middle of a massive Twitter meltdown, in which she claims someone she knows punched her in the stomach tonight. She then accuses this person of previous abuse and word vomits about her experiences as a child of a violent parent.
As with all things Lindsay-related, it’s both utterly sad and completely nonsensical. She uses words like “dhioner” (dishonor?) and “denituy” (uh, we have NO idea), and has already erased some of her tweets. Lucky for all of us, we caught almost all of them before she pressed the delete button. Looks like the only one we missed was the one that started off her tweeting: “Someone, who I’ve mentioned in the past, due to hitting me, punched me in the stomache tonight*i always ask myself, why? Why me?”
Lindsay was apparently at a Star Magazine party tonight (A strange place for someone who so vehemently hates the tabloids to go, but whatevs) and was later seen splayed out in the backseat of a car going through a Wendy’s drive thru at 3:30 AM (pics below). Now might be a good time for those cops to put Lindsay under a 5150 and ship her off to the psychiatric ward. Please?
Update: Lindsay has deleted all above tweets and is now Twittering about how she got a good night’s sleep – even though she was up just a couple hours ago ranting. SOS, someone.
An interview is like a sex-tape: you never know where it might end up. LL Cool J took to his Twitter after it was advertised he would be appearing on Sarah Palin‘s upcoming Fox News special Real American Stories. “Fox lifted an old interview I gave in 2008 to someone else & are misrepresenting to the public in order to promote Sarah Palin’s Show. WOW.” Apparently, Real American Stories was simply an unsuccessful Fox-run website back in the day, and now the interviews are being re-purposed to provide content their tea-partying new presenter. WOW, indeed!
While some have criticized Obama-supporter LL for giving right-leaning Fox News the footage in the first place, the website was originally announced as “apolitical,” a word that can hardly be used to describe the former Vice Presidential nominee. Judging from how often he’s re-posted his initial tweet in acknowledgment of confused fans, it sounds like LL’s determined not be seen as her pop-culture accomplice. The network has yet to announce whether they’ll remove him from the program, but they’ve started a Twitstorm for Mr. Smith either way.
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