January 25th

Jan 25, 2013 -- 10:11am

 

 

 

 

 

Earlier this week we heard that TIGER WOODS was desperate to get his ex-wife ELIN NORDEGREN back.  But maybe he's actually moved on.The "Star" tabloid claims that he's been nailing Olympic skier LINDSEY VONN since November.  A source says, quote, "He wants to marry again, and thinks Lindsey could be the woman."  Lindsey is 28 . . . Tiger is 37.-Lindsey just got divorced last month, but she split from her husband, fellow skier THOMAS VONN, over a year ago.

NASCAR minx DANICA PATRICK split with her husband late last year . . . but it doesn't sound like she's alone.  She's already been linked with fellow driver RICKY STENHOUSE JR. Stenhouse was asked recently if they're dating.  He balked.  He said, quote, "We've got a great relationship . . . But, you know, I don't like to talk too much about my personal life."

Yesterday we heard rumors that JENNIFER LOPEZ and MARC ANTHONY hooked up.  Now we have this:  Marc and his girlfriend Shannon de Lima just broke up this month.  His rep confirmed it. No word if there's a connection.

In 1987, SYLVESTER STALLONE'S half-sister threatened to sue him for alleged PHYSICAL ABUSE.  So he settled up with her, paying her millions over the years, until her death this past August.  But Stallone always denied her claims, and even their mom backs him up.  She says her daughter was a drug addict who was desperate for money.

Rolling Stone" magazine has posted a list of the 50 Funniest People Around Today.  LOUIS C.K. is their #1 pick.

#1.)  Louis C.K.

#2.)  Stephen Colbert

#3.)  Tina Fey

#4.)  Jon Stewart

#5.)  "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone

#6.)  Amy Poehler

#7.)  Chris Rock

#8.)  "Girls" creator and star Lena Dunham

#9.)  Bill Hader

#10.)  Kristen Wiig

 

 

 

ROBERT KARDASHIAN'S widow Ellen recently released Robert's old journals . . . which reportedly included a story about KRIS JENNER beating up KIM KARDASHIAN when she was 9 or 10.Well, the Kardashian girls are fighting back.KHLOE Tweeted, quote, "How can such a piece of trash even mention my father's name.  You married him on his deathbed when he was not even aware of his surroundings.-"You should be hiding in shame for all of the lies you sell to the tabloids.  You have no right to even mention our names especially my mother's!  We don't know you!!!  How dare you spread such lies!  You are a disgrace."-Kim added, quote, "10 yrs since dad passed & this woman he married [for] 2 wks before he died needs to get a job instead of trying to destroy my family [with] fake stories." Then she said, quote, "PS that story that my mom beat me & threatened to kill me hahahhahaha!  I'd beat her!  [Just kidding] truly laughable!"

MANTI TE'O gave KATIE COURIC three voicemails that his fake girlfriend Lennay Kekua supposedly left for him.  It sure sounds like a female voice, but someone who claims to be a lawyer for Ronaiah Tuiasosopo says it was Ronaiah's voice . . . and that the whole hoax wasn't a prank, it was Ronaiah's attempt to, quote, "reach out and communicate and have a relationship."

J.J. ABRAMS did a successful reboot of the "Star Trek" franchise.  And now sources say he'll be directing the upcoming, seventh "Star Wars" movie.  That's not official yet, though, and just a few months ago, he said he wasn't interested

"Entertainment Weekly" says "Dancing with the Stars" offered LANCE ARMSTRONG a spot on the upcoming season . . . but he turned them down. His rep says, "Lance has been offered [a spot on] the show each and every year since its inception.  Although flattered, he has passed on their generous offers."

Season Three of "The Walking Dead" will resume on February 10th, and AMC has released a new trailer for the next episode.

The numbers are in . . . and Madonna's latest tour was the 10th highest-grossing tour of All-Time.  It grossed more than $305.2 MILLION from 88 total shows, which were attended by over 2.2 million fans.  It's not HER highest grossing tour though.  That would be the one she did in 2008 and 2009, which grossed $408 million.

 Jennifer Lopez has recorded a duet with classical singer Andrea Bocelli. It's a rendition of the classic Spanish song "Quizás, Quizás, Quizás" ("Maybe, Maybe, Maybe").  It's going to be released on Andrea's new album "Passione", which comes out Tuesday.

 

 

 

 

 Academy-Award winning actress Sandra Bullock’s wax figure transformation was unveiled yesterday at the Venetian Casino and Resort, joining many other familiar faces at Madame Tussaud's in Las Vegas.

 Natalie Portman is preparing to pack up for Paris.That's because the Oscar winner's husband, Benjamin Millepied, has been named the new director of the Paris Opera Ballet. He will take over in September 2014.

Lisa D'Amato, who won America's Next Top Model: All-Stars, has suffered major injuries to her face after a freak accident on the set of a movie in Colorado.The 32-year-old model-actress posted stomach-churning photos of her injuries, and recovery, on Instagram. According to D'Amato, she broke her nose in several places and lacerated her lips, forehead and chin."We were just kind of monkeying around," she told People, after wrapping production on an indie movie called Cowboys and Indians. D'Amato explained that she was doing a handstand up against a crew member when they suddenly took a nasty fall. D'Amato landed on her face, crushing her nose, and then the crew member fell on top of her, causing more injuries to D'Amato's face."It was a totally freak accident," D'Amato says. "It wasn't like we were doing back flips off the balcony."

 

You can call Jabba the Hutt a lot of things (gross, lazy, terrible to sit next to on an airplane), but calling him racist might be a stretch. Austria's Turkish community wants an apology from Lego, accusing the company of using Istanbul's famous Hagia Sophia mosque as a model for Jabba's Palace in one of its Star Wars-themed sets. The Turkish Cultural Community of Austria referred to Jabba himself as a "terrorist" and complained that "the whole scene smacks of racial prejudice and vulgar insinuations against Asians and Orientals as people with … criminal personalities." A Lego spokesperson politely reminded them that the set was based solely on the "fictional content of the Star Wars saga

 

 

 

TV SUNDAY

--"2013 NFL Pro Bowl" . . . 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. Eastern on NBC.  The AFC battles NFC in the NFL all-star game in Honolulu.

 --"19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards" . . . 8:00 to 10:00 P.M. on TBS and TNT.  Dick Van Dyke receives a Life Achievement Award.  (Nominees)

 

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