Charlie Sheen Barely in the News; George Clooney Cologne Deal Off; Mariah Carey Breaks Silence on Gaddafi Concert Cash
Posted 03.04.11 by reelz
ReelzChannel Celebrity Rundown
While Charlie Sheen's radio and talk show appearances have slowed to a crawl, he's breaking news on his Twitter feed — now with 1.53 million followers — saying the "the title of my book has finally been delivered thru vast and extensive Lunar channels," and it's going to be called "Apocalypse Me."
A release date for George Clooney's political thriller The Ides of March has been set for October 14, right in the Oscar-release sweet spot. We'll be able to see but not smell Clooney as plans for his own fragrance fell through after the actor demanded a multi-year deal worth more than $30 million.
Nearly two weeks after it was revealed Mariah Carey was paid $1 million to sing four songs at a Gaddafi family New Year's Eve bash in St. Barts, she's finally come clean, saying she was "naïve" and feels "horrible and embarrassed to have participated in this mess." Interestingly, unlike Nelly Furtado and Beyonce, who have donated their payments to charity, Carey says she'll record a song for her upcoming album Save the Day and give those proceeds to charity. Still silent on the Gaddafi concert scandal is Usher, who also performed at the same St. Barts bash as Beyonce, according to WikiLeaks.
While rumors of a Sean Penn-Scarlett Johansson romance heat up, ScarJo ex Ryan Reynolds is in South Africa hanging out with what looks to be Twiggy.
Elizabeth Hurley has been cast in NBC's Wonder Woman reboot. Hurley will play the villain, in a outfits that surely will incorporate her signature plunging necklines.
One day before the 20th anniversary of the LA riots, Rodney King was pulled over by Los Angeles police and cited for driving with an expired license, but not beaten.