Charlie Sheen Loses, Then Wins; Lindsay Lohan Still Being Considered for Superman Reboot; Katie Couric to Leave Failing Evening News Broadcast
04.04.11 by REELZ
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Charlie Sheen's "Violent Torpedo of Truth" tour looked like a plain old bomb when it launched in Detroit on Saturday night, as the actor was nearly booed off stage in an atmosphere described as "that of a professional wrestling match." Audience member Natasha Sutton of Rochester, Michigan, described the show more simply to People saying "It was all crap."
After the show, someone on Team Sheen suggested driving the tour bus straight back to Los Angeles, but Sheen said "F**k that," and stayed up until 4:30 AM reworking the format for last night's Chicago performance that began and ended with a standing ovation.
RadarOnline.com reports that while Lindsay Lohan lost out to Amy Adams in the role of Lois Lane in the Superman reboot, she is still being considered for a spot in the pic, possibly as a villain. Meanwhile, LiLo has been offered the role of Charles Manson victim Sharon Tate in Eyes of a Dream.
Katie Couric plans to leave the CBS Evening News anchor desk and is expected to launch a syndicated talk show. Last week the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" saw its lowest-rated first quarter among total viewers and adults 25-54 since at least 1992 — as far back as Nielsen's records for the program go.
Justin Timberlake was seen on a date a with soon-to-be-divorced Olivia Wilde, dancing and drinking vodka all night at the Roxbury (in Hollywood) until they left together at 3 AM. Since breaking up with longtime girlfriend Jessica Biel, Timberlake has been linked to Oliva Munn and Mila Kunis.
Rutgers University parents are outraged after it was revealed Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi was paid $32,000 to speak on campus last week, a sum $2 grand larger than what Toni Morrison will make for delivering the school's commencement address next month. Nester Delgado, 43, whose daughter is a freshman, said, "It's disgusting. Next year, is it going to be Jwoww or The Situation?"