Is Kanye going to be able to take Kim to the Met Ball this year? And what are Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler teaming up for now? The answers to these burning questions, plus a peak at next season’s Mad Men in today’s “While You Were Sleeping”.
Even in the midst of chaos, Steven Tyler is our rock. A scarf-covered rock that’s constantly swearing on live TV and stripping down to it’s underwear, but still. What a fun rock to have around! The Aerosmith singer was in classic form while visiting the Today show this morning, both forgetting what show he was on and detonating the f-bomb during Al Roker‘s weather report. “Good Morning America!” Tyler enthused, before telling his screaming fans, “Thanks for coming out, you crazy f—s!” As Roker screamed in exasperation. “That’s why they haven’t done morning television! They don’t even know what show they’re on!” Oh Al Roker. May your good-natured frustration be our second constant in this time of tumult.
The gents were more subdued but just as mumbling and frisky while stopping by Big Morning Buzz Live this morning. “I used to work at a fruit stand. How do you like those apples!” he announced. Oh Steven. Dear god, don’t ever change. On an unrelated note, is Joe Perry‘s mustache melting? We’re going to assume yes because that just feels right.
Steven Tyler, we’re going to miss you. We tried to drape our great-grandma in scarves and seat her next to a DVD of Gigli, but it just wasn’t the same. American Idol definitely won’t be the same now that the Aerosmith singer decided not to return as an A.I. judge next season. Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez seems to be on the fence about her involvement as well. “I am thinking that maybe it’s time for me to go and do other things that I really love to do,” JLo explained on Today…today. “Like films, and right now I’m on tour and performing — all the things that I do.” Cut to Randy Jackson hurling a chair through his dressing room mirror. Hey, that sounds like something Steven Tyler would do! While no greenrooms got trashed during his tenure (wait, were there any? We probably just didn’t hear about it), the Aerosmith singer did have a lot of insane moments during his tenure on the show. For example…
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How could you not love watching Kristen Stewart beg Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron and Taylor Lautner to come smooch her onstage while accepting the Best Kiss award … before just making out with herself instead? At the same time, how could you not cringe just a teensy bit? Can something be awkward and amazing simultaneously? Oh right, that pretty much sums up the entire MTV Movie Awards. Duh! KStew getting frisky with herself was only one awesomely squirm-worthy moment during tonight’s awards. Our other favorite rock-ward moments included:
2. Mila Kunis’ mystery heckler: What did that nutball yell at Mila while she was presenting the Dirtbag Award? Whatever it was, it nearly made Mark Wahlberg leap into the crowd to defend her honor. “And here I thought I was going to have to slap Russell,” he snarled at the unseen jerk. Whatever the mystery idiot said … awk-ward!
On the surface of things, a 63-year-old man proposing to his lady friend of five years doesn’t seem all that surprising, right? When it comes to singer Steven Tyler’s engagement to girlfriend Erin Brady, however, his friends and family are allegedly acting like he’s a high school senior proposing with his grandmother’s ring. According to TMZ, some of Tyler’s family members are vocally miffed that they did not know about the proposal until after the American Idol judge popped the question. What, did they think Steven was just going to run down the clock on this one? Dodge the matrimonial bullet on the technicality of death?
As you may have suspected if you’ve ever been to a tense family engagement party, the underlying issue at hand doesn’t seem to be the unexpectedness of the proposal, so much as the woman on the receiving end of the rock. “She’s just not nice,” a source sniffs about Brady, while another adds, “She’s just been mean to the family.” In their defense, rumors of Brady’s negative influence on Tyler abound, not least in part due her participation in a club brawl back in 2007. Unfortunately, unless Erin was the mastermind behind Steven Tyler’s shower fall (or something equally as horrifying), the Aerosmith frontman is free to get down on his rickety knees in front of any long-term girlfriend he pleases.
We really hope Steven Tyler is feeling better now. The Aerosmith frontman collapsed in a hotel shower in Paraguay where he was scheduled to perform yesterday.Â TMZ reported that Tyler had smashed his face pretty badly. News has now surfaced that he was dehydrated and had food poisoning, which is what caused him to fall.
Downplaying the incident, Tyler’s manager said the singer’s injuries were “minor” and that he’s out of hospital. But he lost some teeth! No, seriously. It’s being reported that Steve’s face was injured — which he was treated for — and he lost two teeth. The concert had to be moved to today, and the singer’s rep said that Tyler would like to “sincerely apologize” for having to change the date. Let’s hope it goes down without any further incidents.
We hope you’re ready for a good old fashioned celebrity mom fight, folks. Because it’s Friday afternoon and that’s what you’re gonna get. Liv Tyler’s mom, former model and 70s heartthrob Bebe Buell, went on a major rant in Steppin’ Out magazine about what she sees as the parental failings of Lindsay Lohan’s mom, Dina. “Dina Lohan’s relationship with her daughter Lindsay disturbs me,” she said. “I don’t see a mother and a daughter there. What her mother has done with Lindsay is morally wrong and disgusting. She should back off.”
Buell knows a thing or two about tricky relations with her kids; for years she told daughter Liv that rocker Todd Rundgren was her father, in order to sheild her from the growing substance problems of her real dad, Steven Tyler. Clearly that’s a tough call, but Bebe feels like Lindsay would benefit from her hands-on style. “If Lindsay spent a year with me I could turn her around. I could have her winning her first Oscar in two years!” Her unorthodox technique? Kidnapping, mainly. ”If my baby girl got that screwed up I would NOT allow to make her own decisions. I would abduct my child and I would make sure that I didn’t leave her side until she didn’t have those problems anymore.” Err, we hate to side with the Lohan’s on anything, but we’re not totally sure if that’s how “problems” of any size get solved. Regardless, you might wanna change the locks, Lindsay.
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We’d lost track of how many Pirates of the Caribbean films have been churned out so far, but obviously the rest of the world hasn’t. And thanks to the massive premiere Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides had yesterday at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, we now know that the franchise is up to its fourth installment now. But this wasn’t any other screening. Apart from a slinky black carpet instead of the usual red, this was the world’s first outdoor 3-D premiere! An open-air theater was specially constructed and tickets to attend ran at $1,000 a pop. Which was a very nice touch because all proceeds from the premiere were donated to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
The cast turned up in full force with Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp, Keith Richards (and his wife, Patti Hansen), Geoffrey Rush, the intriguingly named Astrid Berges-Frisbey and our new golden boy Sam Claflin. Apart from them, Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgens were spotted being all BFF, Jodie Foster turned up in sunglasses (at night), Steven Tyler hung out with Mickey Mouse and Lorenzo Lamas brought his fifth wife Shawna Craig. The Dancing With The Stars crew showed up too, with Bruno Tonioli, Lacey Schwimmer, Chelsie Hightower, Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy walking the
plank carpet. And American Idol blasts from the pasts too — we know you remember David Cook, but how about Blake Lewis?! Lots more to look at in our gallery below.
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Steven Tyler went to rehab after multiple leg surgeries in 2008, but in his new Rolling Stone cover story, the Aerosmith singer says he—and guitarist Joe Perry—actually used drugs together during a scrapped recording session around 2009. “It was just like 30 years before,” he explained. “I whipped out mine, he whipped out his and we got high together again. I say to Joe, ‘Wow, man, how you been, it’s been, what, 17 years since we got high together? Joe, you’ve been f—ing running away from me ever since.’” Unsurprisingly, their relapse affected their work. “Joe was high and he couldn’t play. I couldn’t sing, really, because I was snorting everything, and it f—s up your throat. It was the wrong time.”Aerosmith nearly split in late 2009, when Tyler began working on his upcoming autobiography and the band accused him of relapsing. Perry refused to comment on the new allegations, though Aerosmith will reportedly appear on American Idol with Tyler later this eason.
Tyler also talks in the interview about nearly joining Led Zeppelin in 2008 (“I decided, ‘Well, I know that I’m mad at [Aerosmith], but I’m not that mad’”), planning his first solo album (one track is titled “Bobbing For Piranha”!) and his time on Idol (apparently he beat The Who’s Roger Daltrey—known Simon Cowell basher—for the gig!). “You know what, out of the 20 kids you saw tonight…if you could just sprinkle 10 years of smoking pot, getting f—ed up, getting laid, getting f—ed, and 10 years of just life, which one of those people wouldn’t be a star?” Somehow we don’t think we’ve seen the last Steven Tyler f-bomb on Idol.
The big story from last night’s Idol would normally have been Casey Abrams kissing Jennifer Lopez during his rendition of Maroon 5‘s “Harder To Breathe” (an ironic choice considering M5′s Adam Levine is a judge on The Voice), but Steven Tyler had to go and steal Casey’s thunder with an f-bomb. “There are millions of people in America that are really angry, because you pissed them off because you’re so f—ing good!” shouted Tyler, who kept right on going (“you’ve changed so many people’s minds!”) as Randy Jackson futilely attempted to call a time out. It’s not surprising the Aerosmith singer wouldn’t realize his faux pas: if Steven Tyler had a dollar for every time he’s said “f—”…well, Steven Tyler actually might have a dollar for every time he’s said “f—.”
According to Entertainment Weekly, Nigel Lythgoe and some Fox execs had a smiley-but-serious pow wow with Tyler during an ad break. While they must have known the singer could easily slip on a live show, it might have been his obliviousness to his crudity that got them nervous. Can’t have a guy on TV who doesn’t even remember which words are curse words, can you? See the kiss—and the f-bomb—after the jump.