Robin Gibb Loses Battle with Cancer; Whitney Houston Honored; Nick Stahl in Rehab
05.21.12 by Chris
ReelzChannel Celebrity Rundown
Robin Gibb, one of the last Bee Gees members, died Sunday at the age of 62 after a long battle with battle with cancer. Robin's twin Maurice died of intestinal surgery complications in 2003. The Bee Gee's Saturday Night Fever was the best-selling soundtrack album of all time until surpassed by Whitney Houston's The Bodyguard. The record topped the charts for 24 straight weeks when released in 1978. Gibb leaves behind brother Barry, wife Dwina, and three children.
Whitney Houston was awarded the Millennium Award at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards Through tears, daughter Bobbi Kristina told the crowd. "I just wanna say thank you to everyone who supported us through it all — not just when it was good, but when it was bad too..." TMZ reports there was drama behind the scenes because the award show only wanted Bobbi to accept the award, but sister-in-law Pat Houston, who was Whitney's manager, reportedly demanded to be on stage with Bobbi.
John Legend and Jordin Sparks performed a Houston tribute at the BMAs. Houston's final song, a duet with Sparks that she recorded just four days before her death, has just been released. The song is from the upcoming movie Sparkle.
Nick Stahl has been found. The Terminator 3 actor, reported missing by his wife. last week, has checked himself into rehab. While the couple has been separated since January, Rose Stahl told TMZ "she is not even thinking about divorce right now — she is just glad he is safe."
"Now this is the story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down..." Everyone knows those are the opening lyrics for the theme song to the '90s classic The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Even 16 years after the show was on the air, Will Smith proved he still knew the song when he rapped it on Britain's The Graham Norton Show. The YouTube clip has already amassed 1.4M hits.
This was Smith's second viral hit from the weekend with the first being a video of Smith slapping a Ukrainian journalist who tried to kiss him on the lips at the Russian premiere of Men in Black 3. After backhanding the reporter, Smith told reporters, "He's lucky I didn't sucker punch him!"
Even since being cast to play Elizabeth Taylor in a TV movie, Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been obsessed with the legendary actress. Over the weekend, photos hit the web of Lohan trying on Taylor-inspired outfits, including a green dress that resembled the famous the Valentino dress Taylor was photographed in. The Lifetime movie Liz and Dick is scheduled to start shooting next month.
And in Justin Bieber news, the Biebs has released the track list for his upcoming album Believe. Don't act like you're not going to buy it.