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While Sharknado 2 was on last night, Alicia Keys dropped a special announcement to her husband of 4 years, Swizz Beatz “Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz !! And to make it even sweeter we've been blessed with another angel on the way!!” Attached is the Instagram shot of the couple posing and Alicia’s baby bump!
The MTV Video Music Awards are in four weeks, and as of now they do not have a headlining act. Beyoncé is at the top of their wish list, but there’s one condition – she must perform without her husband, Jay Z. Insiders say “MTV is still working everything out, but they want her to open the show with a big production. MTV wants her and they want her solo.” There’s enough tension already in the marriage before MTV starts driving a wedge between the 2. Beyoncé is nominated for the most awards. Iggy Azalea and Eminem could also launch the VMAs because both are nominated 7 times.
Congratulations to “How I Met Your Mother” actress Ashley Williams and her husband Neal Dodson, who are expecting their first child this fall. She told People “After years of waiting for the perfect moment to have a child, we decided to go with this moment instead and we couldn’t be more thrilled.”
According to Variety, Jamie Foxx has been cast to play Mike Tyson in a bio-pic. Jamie has been impersonating Mike for years. During an appearance on Live With Kelly and Michael back in May, Jamie expressed his interest in the project. Jamie has plenty of experience in the bio-pic department. He won an Oscar for his portrayal of Ray Charles and he played Muhammad Ali's cornerman in Ali.
Drew Barrymore’s half-sister Jessica Barrymore has reportedly been found dead in a car parked near San Diego. Drew expressed her condolences on Wednesday, saying in a statement, “Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace as possible.” Drew and Jessica, have the same father, the late actor John Drew Barrymore. Jessica’s mother is former actress Nina Wayne. An autopsy is pending.
The Big Bang Theory cast has not started filming the new season of the show because contract negotiations are still ongoing. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, and Kunal Nayyar have not yet inked a deal. They have reportedly asked for $1 million each per episode. The cast was to have reported to the set Wednesday.
Justin Bieber continues to stir the pot when it comes to his scuffle with Orlando Bloom the other night. Justin’s latest dig at Bloom was on Instagram when he posted a close-up of Bloom wiping a tear off of his face during a red carpet premiere. The photo was originally taken late last year during the Romeo & Juliet Broadway premiere. Bloom became emotional as he was comforted by his Juliet co-star Condola Rashad at the opening night and after-party in New York. Bieber’s corny.
Meanwhile, there’s a petition on Change.org asking President Obama to proclaim July 29 National Orlando Bloom Day. The petition reads: “On a fateful evening this July 29, 2014 actor Orlando Bloom fed the Pop Music miscreant Justin Bieber a knuckle-sandwich on behalf of the entire civilized world. This is something you, as the leader of the free world, must reward with an executive order declaring July 29 as a national holiday honoring Orlando Bloom. We compel you to do right by every civilized and cultured human being walking this earth by exercising your power for this most just of causes.”
Six weeks after his Star Wars mishap it looks like Harrison Ford is mending well. Han Solo ventured out to a Starbucks in Santa Monica last night with a slight limp, but free from his ankle brace. Ford broke his ankle while filming scenes aboard the Millennium Falcon for Star Wars Episode VII. Shooting had to be rescheduled, but now Harrison says he’ll be back on set “pretty soon.”
Kyra Sedgwick will guest star on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The actress will portray Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch in two episodes of the comedy’s second season. The character is a longtime rival of Captain Holt (Andre Braugher), and hopes to take him down when she evaluates his precinct.