TIGER WOODS TO FINALLY SPEAK PUBLICLY! According to the PGA Tour’s Web site, Tiger Woods will at last break his silence and speak at a press conference. The Boston Globe reports Tiger will read a statement where he will ask for forgiveness for his behavior and will discuss his future plans. The conference will be held tomorrow morning at 10 AM at the Sawgrass Clubhouse in Ponte Verde, Florida. At the press conference, the golf pro will speak with a handful of friends and colleagues, but no questions will be asked by the media.
CHARLIE SHEEN TO REHAB! According to www.RadarOnline.com, Charlie Sheen is being told to go to rehab by his friends and family. The outlet is reporting that the actor has begun drinking again, after years of sobriety, and those close to him are worried. Sheen’s wife, Brooke Mueller, is already in rehab. Charlie was arrested and charged with domestic assault after an incident involving his wife on Christmas Eve.
GOSSELIN AND TLC SETTLE! Jon Gosselin and TLC have settled their lawsuits against one another. TLC had sued the father of eight for breach of contract since he appeared on rival programs for pay and bad mouthed the network. Meanwhile, Jon countersued TLC, accusing them of marring his reputation. TMZ reports that the terms of the settlement are confidential.
DEADLIEST CATCH CAPTAIN’S DEATH TAPED. Phil Harris, the captain from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch reality show, passed away last week, and much like his life, it seems that the death was taped. A producer for the series told Entertainment Weekly that when the captain came out of the medically-induced coma he was in following a stroke, he wrote a note, giving his consent to be filmed and saying his story needed a “great finish.” No word on if the moments leading up to the sad event will air. Phil’s family plans to scatter his ashes at seas during the next crab season.
PALIN WOMEN RESPOND TO FAMILY GUY! Sarah Palin and her daughter, Bristol, responded to a recent episode of The Family Guy that featured a teenager with Down’s Syndrome. The character, “Ellen,” says that her mother is the former Governor of Alaska. On her Facebook page, Sarah described it as a “kick in the gut” and Bristol added that the program’s writers were “heartless jerks.” On The O’Reilly Factor, Sarah also said, “This world is full of cruel, cold-hearted people. When are we going to say this stuff isn't really funny?” Palin’s youngest child, Trig, has Down’s Syndrome.
GLEE SNEEK PEEK RELEASED! A sneak preview video of the hit FOX show Glee has surfaced and it includes Jane Lynch’s character donning a cone shaped Madonna bra. There are also clips of the kids from William McKinley High School taking on songs from the Material Girl as well as the Beatles. It even includes the Cheerios doing a routine that involves stilts and shows that the romance between the characters of glee club sponsor “Will Shuster” and school counselor “Emma Pillsbury” heating up. Look for the second season of Glee to kick off in April.
DR. PHIL TO HELP THE HOLYFIELDS! Who better to fix a relationship on the brink than Dr. Phil? TMZ is reporting that Evander Holyfield and his wife, Candi, issued a joint statement on Wednesday saying that they are going to see the TV doctor so he can help them work out their marital issues. Learn more at www.TMZ.com.
MICHAEL JORDAN TO BUY B-BALL TEAM? NBA legend Michael Jordan is trying to buy a franchise. According to www.ShowBizSpy.com, Jordan is putting together a package to purchase the Charlotte Bobcats from BET head Bob Johnson. Johnson is supposedly eager to sell his team, and the commissioner of the NBA, David Stern, said that he hopes a deal is done within the next two months.
SNL’S WIIG TO STAR IN FILM! Saturday Night Live star Kristen Wiig is set to star in her very own movie. According to Variety, the actress will be the lead in a movie that focuses on women fighting over who gets to plan a friend’s wedding. Judd Apatow and Paul Feig, the brains behind the cult show Freaks and Geeks, are set to produce. Learn more at www.Variety.com.
MATHEW KNOWLES TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT! TMZ reports Mathew Knowles has been ordered to pay the alleged mother of his child, Alexandra Wright, 82-hundred dollars in child support. Even though the manager and dad of Beyonce Knowles hasn’t taken a DNA test, he must also fork over 20,750 dollars for the month of January and all uninsured medical costs. Head over to TMZ to learn more.
MODEL CITY PREMIERE! With New York’s Fashion Week currently underway, it’s fitting that Centric has launched its new reality series, Model City. The show follows Black and Latino male models looking to land major accounts and make a name for themselves, while taking on the daunting task of handling all that comes with the lifestyle. Be sure to catch the series premiere tonight at 7 PM with an encore broadcast on Monday, at 8 PM, only on Centric.