October 2nd

 

 

 

 

Drew Barrymore had a baby girl last Wednesday.  This is the first child for Drew and her husband Will Kopelman, an art consultant she married in June. Drew is 37, Will is 35. The baby's name is Olive Barrymore Kopelman.  It's not clear if the name came from this, but Drew voiced the main character in the 1999 TV special "Olive, the Other Reindeer.”

The Internet has pretty much decided that ROBERT PATTINSON and KRISTEN STEWART are back together.  And we may get a better idea of whether or not that's true within the next few days.Sources say Rob and Kristen will be out on the promotional trail together with their cast mates to hype the final "Twilight" movie . . . which comes out on November 16th.The international press tour kicks off Saturday in Spain.

Forbes.com has released its list of the Highest-Paid Women in Entertainment . . . and OPRAH WINFREY tops it, earning $165 million in the year between May of 2011 and May of 2012.Next year, Oprah probably won't be that high.  There's no more revenue from "The Oprah Winfrey Show", which she took off the air last year.  And she has yet to take a salary from her OWN TV channel.Her only sources of income now are the shows she produces, like "Dr. Phil" and "Rachael Ray" . . . plus "O" magazine and her satellite radio station.  She has a net worth of $2.7 billion, though, so she'll be okay.Here are the 10 Highest-Paid Women in Entertainment, and what they earned over that same one-year period . . .

#1.)  Oprah Winfrey,  $165 million

#2.)  Britney Spears,  $58 millio

#3.)  Taylor Swift,  $57 million

 #4.)  (tie)  Ellen DeGeneres and Rihanna,  $53 million

#6.)  (tie)  Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez,  $52 million

#8.)  (tie)  Gisele Bundchen, Katy Perry and Judge Judy,  $45 million

 

They tried to keep it a secret for as long as they could, but by now everybody knows ADELE did the theme for the new James Bond movie, "Skyfall".Well, a preview clip hit the Internet yesterday, and this is a good one.  It sounds very sexy and classic, like one of the old Bond themes from the '70s.  If I have one complaint, it would be that she repeats the word "Skyfall" A LOT. I mean, we get that it's the name of the movie . . . you don't have to ram it down our throats.

 

We already know that LINDSAY LOHAN and CHARLIE SHEEN have cameos in "Scary Movie 5", but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Mike Tyson, Heather Locklear, Kendra Wilkinson, Audrina Patridge, Terry Crews, Kate Walsh and Molly Shannon are in it, too.-ASHLEY TISDALE is the main star of this one . . . taking over from ANNA FARIS, who's not returning.

TMZ claims TLC offered the "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" family a significant raise after just two episodes.  Supposedly, they recognized that it was going to be a hit, and rewarded the family by bumping their pay from $5,000 to $7,000 per episode . . . to between $15,000 and $20,000 per episode.

The Academy has announced that “Family Guy” creator Seth Macfarlane will host the Oscars on February 24th.  Last month, he hosted "Saturday Night Live", and presented at the Emmys.  He also hosted Comedy Central's Charlie Sheen roast a while back.

BLAKE SHELTON topped a survey of America's favorite singing competition show judges . . . and all four "Voice" coaches made the Top Five.  Interestingly enough, both SIMON COWELL and RANDY JACKSON failed to make the Top 10.

Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" will premiere on Sunday, November 25th . . . just after Thanksgiving.  This is the TV movie about ELIZABETH TAYLOR and RICHARD BURTON starring LINDSAY LOHAN.

Last summer's "Bachelorette" ASHLEY HEBERT will marry J.P. ROSENBAUM . . . the guy she chose on the show . . . in December, and the wedding will be made into a TV special. There's no airdate yet.

 

AXL ROSE is notorious for not giving many interviews . . . but later this month, he'll appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live".  It'll happen on Wednesday, October 24th.This isn't totally random.  Axl is doing it to promote a series of 12 GUNS N' ROSES concerts at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  The shows run from October 31st through November 24th.  Plenty of tickets are still available.

 

Brittany Kerr has issued an apology for getting up close and personal with married country singer Jason Aldean ... chalking the whole thing up to a "lapse in judgment." The former "American Idol" contestant says, "The actions I portrayed recently were not a representation of my true character, but a lapse in judgment on my part."She adds, "I would like to sincerely apologize to everyone that has been affected by this, including my friends & family."We broke the story ... Aldean put the moves on Kerr on the patio of a crowded bar on the Sunset Strip last week. Jason later issued an apology ... saying the whole thing was a drunken mistake.

 

"Two and a Half Men" star Melanie Lynskey -- who plays the neighbor Rose on the show -- has filed for divorce from her "Always Sunny in Philadelphia" star husband Jimmi Simpson, TMZ has learned.Melanie filed the docs on September 25th in L.A. County Superior Court, citing "irreconcilable differences."The couple was married in 2007 and have been separated since April 2012. They have no minor children.According to the divorce docs, both Melanie and Jimmi have waved their rights to spousal support.

 

TV TONIGHT

--"Inside the Actors Studio" [Special Presentation] . . . 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Bravo.  Liam Neeson is interviewed.

--"The Voice" [The Best of the Blind Auditions] . . . 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. on NBC.  The best-of moments from the blind auditions are highlighted in this special.

 --"Dancing with the Stars: All Stars" [Special Presentation] . . . 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. on ABC.  The judges reflect on the most memorable dances from the all-star contestants' past seasons.

--"Dancing with the Stars: All Stars" [Result Show] . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M on ABC.  Music Guests:  Cher Lloyd, plus a duet performed by Katherine Jenkins and Plácido Domingo.

 --"Giuliana & Bill" [5th Season Premiere] . . . 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Style.

 --"Alaska: The Last Frontier" [2nd Season Premiere] . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. on Discovery Channel.