October 16th

Oct 16, 2013 -- 9:50am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOM ARNOLD says that ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER needs it FIVE TIMES A DAY . . . and he has "female companions" who come to his house to take care of his needs.  His home is also frequently populated by MUSCLE MEN who work out in their underwear on his front lawn.

 The British tabloids say KATIE HOLMES and GEORGE CLOONEY might have something going on, after hitting it off at a dinner party.  A source says, quote, "Katie really has her sights set on him.  There is a genuine connection . . . They are enjoying their new flirtation."  Meanwhile, JAMIE FOXX denies rumors that HE'S dating Katie

ELLEN DEGENERES is reportedly upset that JODIE FOSTER is dating her ex-girlfriend.  A source says, quote, "Ellen is extraordinarily competitive, so it pains her to see Alex moving on with someone as successful and talented as Jodie.  Ellen is also vindictive, and she's spreading the word among mutual friends that Jodie is pathetic for picking up her cast-off."

WHOOPI GOLDBERG has reportedly been holding an 18-year grudge against MARY STEENBURGEN for marrying TED DANSON.  Whoopi and Ted dated for about a year after they did the movie "Made in America" together, and a source says, quote, "For Whoopi, Ted is the one that got away."

 IVANKA TRUMP gave birth to a baby boy yesterday morning.  This is the second child for Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner.  They named him Joseph Frederick Kushner, after Jared's grandfather Joseph and Ivanka's grandfather Frederick. Ivanka and Jared also have a 2-year-old daughter named Arabella.  

Radar Online claims that MILEY CYRUS is dating THEO WENNER . . . the son of "Rolling Stone" founder JANN WENNER.A source says, quote, "Miley talks about how hot Theo is and how nice he's been to her.  She's definitely completely in lust with him . . . She said she's never met anyone as sweet as Theo." Theo is 26 . . . and he previously dated LIV TYLER, who's 10 years older. 

DONALD GLOVER from "Community" posted a series of messages on Instagram that are making people wonder if he's crying for HELP.  He said things like, quote, "I feel like I'm letting everyone down.  I'm afraid people hate who I really am . . . I'm afraid I'm here for nothing."  There's no word yet why he did it.

 

HARRY BELAFONTE was a close friend and a huge supporter of MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., so it's sad that things have come to this .Belafonte has some original speeches written by King . . . including notes that were in his suit pocket when he was assassinated in 1968.  In 2008 Harry tried to sell them at auction, but the King estate objected, so the sale was canceled. So now, five years later, Belafonte is SUING the King estate to be declared the rightful owner of these materials.  The auction house is holding onto them until the court decides.

 

 

KRIS HUMPHRIES finally unloaded the engagement ring he gave to KIM KARDASHIAN.  It was auctioned off at Christie's in New York for $749,000. Kris will pocket $620,000.  The rest is the auction house's cut.  The ring was reportedly worth $2 million when Kris bought it. 

The mother of baseball legend CAL RIPKEN JR. had a gun pulled on her yesterday by a man who wanted to steal her car.  But she was able to activate her car alarm, and the guy took off.  He was arrested later.  About a year ago, Cal's mom was ABDUCTED at gunpoint, but released after about 24 hours.  The kidnapper hasn't been caught yet.  Police don't think the two incidents are related.

 JACK NICHOLSON ROCKED as the Joker in TIM BURTON'S 1989 "Batman" movie.  But he may not have been Burton's first choice.BRAD DOURIF . . . who does the voice of Chucky the killer doll . . . claims Burton wanted HIM first.  He says, quote, "He saw me on a plane and wanted to cast me, and [Warner Brothers] said no." Nicholson and Dourif worked together in 1975's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".  Dourif was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for playing the stuttering Billy Bibbit . . . while Nicholson WON Best Actor for playing McMurphy.

People have been talking about an "Entourage" movie ever since the show went off the air in 2011.  So what's the hold-up? The paparazzi asked executive producer MARK WAHLBERG when the movie's coming out, and he said, quote, "As soon as them guys stop being so greedy." 

"Entertainment Weekly" has put together a list of 10 TV Characters Who Never Change Their Clothes.  It includes:  Patrick Jane on "The Mentalist", Arya Stark on "Game of Thrones", Jeff Probst on "Survivor" and, quote, "Pretty much every animated character ever."

"Forbes" has put together their annual list of The Highest-Paid Male TV Actors.  "Two and a Half Men" star ASHTON KUTCHER came in at #1 with $24 million over the past year.  His co-star JON CRYER followed with $21 million . . . and RAY ROMANO was third with $16 million.

TINA FEY and AMY POEHLER are returning to host the next two "Golden Globes" ceremonies.  They hosted this year's show, back in January . . . and were a big hit.  The 2014 "Golden Globes" will go down on January 12th.

LADY GAGA recently filmed a holiday special for ABC, which also features THE MUPPETS.  There aren't any further details . . . other than that it will air sometime later this year.Lady Gaga has a history with The Muppets.  Kermit the Frog was her date to the 2009 "MTV Video Music Awards", and she once wore an outfit made out of plush Kermit toys.She also filmed a cameo for the 2011 "Muppets" movie . . . but it didn't end up making the final cut.

 

 

 

The fourth season premiere of "The Walking Dead" came in fourth place in the ratings, with its record-breaking 16.1 million viewers.It's now the biggest cable series of all time and beaten every other show this fall in the coveted 18-49 year old demographic that advertisers love to chase.Last week also saw the return of seven other shows, as well as the premieres of two new series, ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" and the CW's "The Tomorrow People".  Here are the top 20 shows:

1.  "Sunday Night Football", NBC, 22.1 million viewers.  The Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins, 31-16.

2.  "NCIS", CBS, 18.3 million viewers.

 3.  "The Big Bang Theory", CBS, 17.6 million viewers.

THE JONAS BROTHERS still haven't commented on why they abruptly canceled their tour . . . but the latest rumor is that the group is being "Yoko-Ono'd" by KEVIN JONAS' wife, Danielle.  Supposedly, he wants her to tag-along on tour, but that's a deal-breaker for NICK and JOE . . . because they hate her.

Only one day after giving birth to her baby boy, Ivanka Trump introduced her bundle of joy on her Tumblr Tuesday, sharing a photo of her cradling her swaddled son in the hospital.The new mom also posted his birth announcement, revealing he arrived on Monday, Oct. 14 at 9:54 p.m.“With love we welcome our son, Joseph Frederick Kushner,” she Tweeted.

 

TV TONIGHT

• "Toy Story of Terror!" . . . 8:00 to 8:30 P.M. on ABC.  This "Toy Story" Halloween special puts Woody and Buzz in a version of the Agatha Christie mystery "And Then There Were None".  It also pays homage to "Psycho" and "Friday the 13th".

• "Arrow" . . . 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. on the CW.  Michael Jai White from "For Better or Worse" begins a recurring role as the Bronze Tiger.

 

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