Cher to Star in Biographical Broadway Musical; Spice Girls Reunite; Government Recommends $66k Be Paid to ScarJo
Posted 06.27.12 by Mandy
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Right now, Cher is one statuette shy of being an EGOTter, but that could all change soon. The singer/actress/fashion icon announced on Twitter that she is working on an autobiographical Broadway show that would cover three different eras in her life. This could be the project to bring Cher the Tony Award to fill out her collection that already includes an Emmy, a Grammy, and an Oscar.
In other musical theater news, The Spice Girls reunited for the first time since 2008 to launch their musical, Viva Forever. Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisolm and yes, even Victoria Beckham made an appearance on Tuesday at the St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel to unveil the musical that will open in November. The Spice Girls musical will not tell the story of the '90s pop group, but will follow a fictional talent show contestant named Viva and her rise to stardom.
Chris Brown and Drake have reportedly each been offered $1 million to duke out their differences in a boxing ring. Celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman was obviously inspired by the club brawl the two were involved in earlier this month. The promoter is planning three-minute rounds with oversized gloves, protective headgear, and we're assuming bottles won't be allowed in the ring. So far neither Brown nor Drake have expressed interest in the idea.
The U.S. government is recommending that Scarlett Johansson should be paid $66k by the man who hacked nude photos of her, says TMZ. The government filed documents with the U.S. District Court in California recommending how celeb hacker Christopher Chaney should be sentenced for his crimes. Chaney pleaded guilty to nine hacking related felonies in March, and he is due back in court for sentencing on July 23rd.